We are excited to share that our very own Jeff Porter - director, Go-to-Market and Cloud Channel Programs, Oracle - has been selected as a winner of the 2013 Circle of Excellence Awards by Channel Partners magazine for his role in developing and bringing Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Cloud Partner programs to market.
The Channel Partners 2013 Circle of Excellence award recognizes the top IT channel leaders that are helping partners create business value for their customers. Editors from Channel Partners handpicked 14 winners based on their forward-looking vision, innovation and advocacy of the indirect channel during a time of transition and convergence.
Oracle’s Cloud partner programs, including Oracle Cloud Referral, Oracle Cloud Specialization and Cloud Resale, are to enable partners’ to speed time to market with new cloud-based services and solutions and deliver increased value to customers. These programs have been some of the most successful OPN programs to date.
Since the announcement of these programs, OPN has seen an average growth rate of partner deal registrations for Oracle Cloud solutions of 130 percent quarter over quarter. In addition, nearly 13,000 individuals have achieved Oracle Cloud specialist certifications since the launch of the program. And we are only just getting started!
We thank you, Jeff, and congratulations!!