Wednesday Oct 16, 2013

Specialization Catalog – Recently Updated!

The updated Specialization Catalog offers a good overview of all qualifying specializations launched and planned as part of the Specialization Program. Headlines: - GBU Specializations moved under Industries - Oracle FLEXCUBE Universal Banking 12 available - Oracle FLEXCUBE Wealth Management available

Join Us For The JAPAC Primavera Partner Community Event

Join us at the JAPAC Primavera Partner Community Event, The Primavera, hosted for our valued PGBU Partner Organizations in the JAPAC Region. The Alliance & Channels Team look forward to welcoming you all to this educational and interactive event. Collaborative and enthusiastic participation is encouraged.

OPS Deal Registration: Processing Delays October 16th – October 22nd

Due to scheduled Fusion system downtime, partners will experience delays in receiving deal registration approvals from October 16 through October 22, 2013. OPS will remain available and partners can submit registrations during the Fusion downtime. Normal service levels will resume as soon as possible.

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New OPN Solutions Catalog Partner Trainings Available!

Attend the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Solutions Catalog training on Oct 16th or 29th! This free online directory gets over 30K visitors a month, see more training details here.

Partner Enablement Update: Check Out The Latest News In The October Issue!

This issue covers a broad range of resources and updates designed for the partner ecosystem. You can read more here and share it accordingly!

New Certification Available! Oracle Fusion Project Portfolio Management 11g Implementation Specialist

Differentiate yourself in the marketplace by providing a competitive edge! The exam is designed for individuals who possess a strong foundation and expertise in selling and implementing Project Portfolio Management solutions. This certification covers topics such as: project control, project costing, project billing, and performance reporting. Register here!

Cognizant, Fusion Applications & Cloud Implementations

Learn more about Oracle Fusion Applications, Oracle in a SaaS Model, and fixed scope implementations from Cognizant. Cognizant is Platinum Partner specialized in several Oracle Fusion Cloud Service areas.

Oracle Announced Exalytics T5-8

Oracle has added Exalytics T5-8 to the Exalytics Family. Built using SPARC T5-8 server, Exalytics T5-8 is a high-end Engineered System that delivers extreme performance for BI and EPM. It offers outstanding virtualization capabilities and is ideal for multi-departmental, shared analytic infrastructure. Learn more.

Exastack Top Partner Headlines - 16 Oct

  • Temenos finds Exadata and Exalogic a strong fit for their mid to large customers and prospects, and achieves Optimized status. Read more here.
  •  Eagle Investment Systems finds Exadata helps deliver speed, scalability and reliability to clients without the need for code changes. Read more here.

Keep Up-To-Date With Oracle Hardware

Visit the eSTEP Blog, a technical resource for Oracle’s hardware partner community. Open to partners in all regions!

New! MySQL Partner Marketing Kit

Have a look at the new MySQL partner marketing kit and gain valuable information that can help you drive leads and grow your business!

Follow Mark Hurd On LinkedIn & Read His Latest Post: Why CEOs Must Become CX Evangelists

CEOs have a big challenge on their hands. Many are trying to handle the urgent demands of customer service with core business process that are often 15 or even 20 years old. "It's the equivalent of taking a tricycle to a Formula One race," says Mark Hurd in his most recent LinkedIn Influencer blog. With modern technology empowering consumers, CEOs need to future-proof their companies by focusing on the customer. Share this post and invite customers to follow Mark for more valuable insights.

OpenWorld And OPN Exchange Highlights

Get up to speed on all things OpenWorld!

Scheduled System Downtime Oct 16-21: Review And Be Prepared

We will be experiencing an internal system downtime from Wednesday, October 16 at 6pm PT until Monday, October 21 at 8:00am PT, which will have an impact on the Oracle Partner Store and XML ordering, deal registrations, the OPN Solutions Catalog, and the OPN Competency Center.

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