Friday Mar 28, 2014

Oracle OpenWorld And JavaOne 2014 – Key Actions

Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne planning is underway! Below are some important items you and your partners need to know:

  • Partners will be able to access all official Oracle PartnerNetwork activities with a full conference OpenWorld or Discover badge. OPN Exchange will not be taking place at Oracle OpenWorld 2014 – additional details forthcoming;
  • Oracle OpenWorld registration is now open!
  • Oracle OpenWorld call for proposals is open and partner submissions are highly encouraged!
  • The JavaOne 2014 call for proposals is open, partner submissions are highly encouraged!
  • Bookmark the official OpenWorld homepage to get the latest updates;
  • Any questions? Contact for more information.

Wednesday Mar 26, 2014

Oracle Application Express (APEX) 4: Developing Web Applications

Take advantage now to the new Oracle Application Express (APEX) 4: Developing Web Applications Exam. The exam is now in Beta so you can beneficiate of a reduced price!

Tuesday Mar 25, 2014

Partner Webcast – Oracle Endeca Information Discovery (EID) & Oracle Real-Time Decisions (RTD): Evolving IT and Customer Experience

Join us on this webcast to learn how Oracle Endeca Information Discovery can complement your current BI tools, allowing you to answer previously unanswerable questions through insight from both structured and unstructured data sources (such as social feeds and word documents), and how Oracle Real-Time Decisions can be used to optimize customer experience across channels allowing you to move away from a ‘one size fits all’ experience.Read more here.

Oracle Midsize Newsletter – Important Update & Engaging Content to Help You Sell in Q4

Read the latest midsize newsletter to get the update on changes coming to Oracle Business Accelerators, and find out the newest assets available to help you sell in Q4: ERP Cloud infowall and ebook, ERP and HCM demand generation kits, customer success stories and more.

Top Oracle Validated Integration Partner Headlines – Week Of March 24

  • Higher One’s Disbursement Services Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle’s PeopleSoft Campus Solutions – Read more
  • Higher One’s Payment Processing Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle’s PeopleSoft Campus Solutions – Read more 
  • SNP Transformation Backbone® Achieves Oracle Validated Integrati- on with Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne – Read more 

Oracle Unified Method (OUM) Release 6.2 Now Available!

OUM release 6.2 provides support for Application Implementation, Cloud Application Services Implementation, and Software Upgrade projects as well as the complete range of technology projects including Business Intelligence (BI), Enterprise Security, WebCenter, Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), Application Integration Architecture (AIA), Business Process Management (BPM) and more. More details.

Oracle Mobile Security Partner – Sales Playbook Now Available

Learn about the Mobile Security market, Oracle's Mobile Security vision and how the Oracle Mobile Security Suite – leveraging leading technology from the acquisition of Bitzer Mobile – simplifies and secures enterprise mobility. This playbook equips you to identify opportunities, and provides product overview and roadmap, sales plays and messaging, and partner go-to-market readiness and enablement. Download it today: Oracle Identity Management Knowledge Zone > Market and Sell tab > Additional Resources > Mobile Security Partner Sales Playbook.

Friday Mar 21, 2014

Oracle Mobile Security Suite Partner Webcast - April 8th at 8am PT

Please join us Tuesday, April 8, 2014, for a special partner webcast about product updates and go-to-market opportunities with Oracle Mobile Security Suite (OMSS), a Mobile Application Management solution focused on simplifying and securing enterprise mobility. OMSS leverages technology from the acquisition of Bitzer Mobile, including mobile application containerization, secure access server and administrative console. Naeem Zafar, Vice President, Oracle Product Management, and Bitzer Mobile founding CEO, will host and be joined by Oracle subject matter experts from Oracle Worldwide Alliances & Channels and Product Management to discuss product updates and partner enablement. Register Now !

NOW LIVE: New Program & Enrollments OPN Membership System

The Oracle PartnerNetwork is pleased to announce Membership Programs and Enrollments (P&E) are now live in the Oracle Partner Store (OPS).  OPS now offers P&E processes that are streamlined, automated, and fully integrated with deal registration and ordering.  If you weren’t able to attend our live training, please take a few minutes to watch the replay on the OPN training page.  In addition, you can visit our OPN Information Center for updated processes and tutorials or reach out to your regional Partner Business Center for more information.

Thursday Mar 20, 2014

Oracle CPQ Cloud: BigMachines Partner Welcome Webcast Replay

In combination with Oracle's enterprise-grade cloud solutions, Oracle and BigMachines will create an end-to-end smarter selling cloud solution so sales personnel are more productive, customers are more satisfied, and companies grow revenue faster. Watch the replay of the Welcome Webcast for partners to learn about Oracle CPQ Cloud Strategy Overview, CPQ for Mid-Market (BMX) and CPQ Platform (BMI), opportunities & Go-to-Market through Oracle PartnerNetwork and more. Watch the replay today.

Wednesday Mar 19, 2014

New In Beta! Oracle Fusion Global Human Resources And HCM Talent Management 2014 Essentials Exams

  • The Oracle Fusion Global Human Resources 2014 Essentials (1Z1-418) exam is designed for individuals who possess a strong foundation and expertise in selling and implementing Oracle Fusion Global Human Resources solutions.
  • The Oracle Fusion HCM: Talent Management 2014 Essentials (1Z1-420) exam is designed for individuals who possess a strong foundation and expertise in selling and implementing Oracle Fusion Talent Management solutions.

    Get your free voucher for this exam by using the OPN Beta Exam Voucher Request form! Exams details can be found here and here.

Specialization Catalog Updates – Week Of March 17

The updated Specialization Catalog offers a good overview of all qualifying specializations launched and planned as part of the Specialization Program.


  • Renamed Fusion Specializations 

Oracle Spatial Summit/Training - May 19-21 in DC

Want to become an Oracle Spatial 11g Certified Implementation Specialist? Register today for a test preparation session @ Location Intelligence/Oracle Spatial Summit - May 19-21 DC, US. Limited seats!

Monday Mar 17, 2014

Internet Of Things (IoT) Developer Challenge!

Show the world what you can do with Java + IoT for a chance to win a trip to JavaOne for you and two team members. Prize information, key dates and entry information can be found here. Enter today!

Registration Now Open! Oracle CloudWorld Chicago – April 17

Many businesses still operate like they did before cloud, mobile, and big data. Imagine how different those businesses would look, perform, and interact with their customers if these new technologies were native to their business operations. Now help make that dream a reality. Invite your customers to Oracle CloudWorld, where they will begin their journey to unlock the potential of the cloud. This complimentary event features 7 LOB-focused tracks. Visit the CloudWorld landing pad for more information.