Monday Apr 07, 2014

Oracle Database 12c Essentials exam is now in production!

Do you want to be part of our Oracle Specialized Partners community? Fulfill your criteria requirements to be prepared for Database 12c specialization activation. Check out the details for Oracle Database 12c Essentials exam details

2014 North America Excellence Awards - Submit An Entry!

We are pleased to announce that the 2014 North America Excellence Awards Program is now open for nominations and is accepting submissions through July 7, 2014 at 12:00 Noon Pacific. Download the nomination form(s) today. Have a question? Please contact Lisa Chang at

Oracle WebCenterContent 11g Essentials Exam (1Z0-542) Update

On April 26, 2014, the existing Oracle WebCenter Content Certification exam will be revised with content that reflects key features in the release of the WebCenter Content product. New topics include architecture, integration, and development. Become familiar with the new topics and take the exam! Upon passing the updated exam, the OPN member’s partner organization will receive credit towards competency requirements for the Oracle WebCenter Content 11g Specialization.” If you have already passed exam 1Z0-542, you are already certified as an Oracle WebCenter Content 11g Certified Implementation Specialist. You don’t need to retake the exam to remain certified, but you may want to take the new exam to keep up-to- date with the latest product technology. 

New Enhancements To The OPN Competency Center (OPN CC)

New enhancements to the OPN Competency Center (OPN CC) are now available. View the highlights of the new enhancements and improvements we've made!

Specialization Catalog Updates – Week Of April 7

The updated Specialization Catalog offers a great overview of all qualifying specializations launched and planned as part of the Specialization Program. Highlights include: Database 12c and Exalytics implementation exam availability, as well as Exadata Database Machine Models X2-2 and X2-8 updates.

Partner Enablement Update: The Latest News For April

The April issue covers a broad range of resources and updates designed for the partner ecosystem. Headlines include Renamed Knowledge Zones and Specializations, new beta exams, resell Oracle Big Data Appliance and more. Read the full issue now!

Line Of Business Evites Available For Oracle CloudWorld – April 17

Seven great tracks and countless opportunities. Oracle CloudWorld Chicago puts cloud, mobile, and big data in the spotlight, with Oracle thought leaders center stage! LOB-specific evites are now available for sales, marketing, customer service, finance & ops, HR, developers, and IT. Visit the CloudWorld landing page for more information!

On-Demand Webcast Series: Transform Your Business With Big Data

Everyone is talking big data, and more than a few are shaken by the challenges it presents. If your customers are struggling to understand how to fit big data technologies into their IT infrastructure and want expert advice from thought leaders and industry peers on solving big data challenges, point them to this on-demand webcast series.

Top Oracle Validated Integration Partner Headlines – Week Of April 7

Don’t Miss The Top Exastack ISV Headlines – Week Of April 7

  • Michael Palmeter, Senior Director Product Development of Oracle Engineered Systems, discusses how ISVs can easily run up to 20x faster – Watch now
  • Scott Staupe, VP Alliances and Channels at Symphony EYC, discusses how Oracle Exadata allows customers to dramatically grow their business – Watch now