Monday May 26, 2014

New Oracle Communications Marketing Kit Now Available!

Oracle Communications has recently launched Oracle Enterprise Communications Solutions for SIP Trunking. Our ready to use campaign material and templates will help you professionally target your audience and run effective marketing activities while saving time and cost. Please contact us to learn more.

New exam in Beta! Check out the newest version of Oracle Real Application Clusters - 12c!

Ready for a new challenge? Oracle Real Application Clusters 12c is now in Beta! Get prepared for the latest beta exam of Database pillar! Register now!

New Option for Oracle Exadata Configuration Service: Remote Delivery

Advanced Customer Support Services (ACS) announces that Oracle Exadata Configuration Service available at Point of Sale (POS) has been recently enhanced with a remote configuration delivery option. Read more here!

America's Cup 2010 Winner Comes Home To Redwood Shores

The Team Oracle boat that won the America's Cup in Valencia, Spain in 2010 has made its way home. In an amazing feat, using two cranes and a helicopter specially built to lift really big stuff; the USA 17 Trimaran was towed to Oracle HQ in Redwood Springs, lifted over the buildings and then docked in the lake for all to see. Watch and share this incredible video (4:23)!

Social Media For Oracle's Sustainability Solutions: New Youtube Channel

Check out the new ‘Oracle Sustainability Solutions’ YouTube channel! This page includes videos in five categories: Sustainability at Oracle, Oracle’s Sustainability Solutions, Success Stories, Sustainability Drivers, and Product Tours. Learn more!

Don’t Miss The Top Exastack ISV Headlines – Week Of May 26

  • Calypso Technology announced that Calypso version 14 has achieved Oracle Exadata Optimized status through OPN. In simulations of data-intensive straight through-processing tasks, Calypso achieved performance gains of up to 500% using Exadata hardware – Read more
  • Infosys achieves Oracle SuperCluster Optimized status with Finacle, a core banking solution. Finacle can process 6x the volume of transactions currently processed by the entire US banking system – Read more

New: ZFS Storage Appliance Videos

Check out part one of a new video series for ZFS Storage Appliance. In video #1, you’ll learn about the advantages built into Oracle’s ZS3 Storage Appliance that come from the unique position that Oracle holds in the market. In video #2, you’ll learn how best to monitor large ZS3 installations as well as the use of Enterprise Manager as a complement to dtrace analytics at the ZFS Storage Appliance device level.

Oracle Virtual Compute Appliance Launch Channel Update Webcast - May 28

Join us for an Oracle Virtual Compute Appliance (OVCA) launch update for the channel. This training webcast is a follow up to the OVCA launch on April 16. We will provide a brief product overview of OVCA followed by some great OPN program content, resell criteria, OPN Incentive Program and Demo Equipment Program details. There will be two sessions to accommodate each region. Additionally, don’t miss the latest Oracle Virtual Compute Appliance article packed with great information!

Oracle Database In-Memory Launch Featuring Larry Ellison – June 10

For more than three-and-a-half decades, Oracle has defined database innovation. With our market-leading technologies, customers have been able to out-think and out-perform their competition. Soon they will be able to do that even faster. At a live launch event and simultaneous webcast, Larry Ellison will reveal the future of the database. Promote this strategic event to customers. Registration for the live event begins at 9am PT.

Monday May 19, 2014

Oracle Virtual Compute Appliance (OVCA) Launch Channel Update

Join us for an Oracle Virtual Compute Appliance (OVCA) launch update for the channel. This training session is intended as a follow up to the OVCA launch on 4/16. We will provide a brief product overview of OVCA followed by some great OPN program content such as channel sales & marketing assets, resell criteria, GLPs, OPN Incentive Program and Demo Equipment Program (DEP) details. There will be 2 sessions. One at 8am PT for NAS/EMEA/LAD. The other session will be at 6pm PT for JAPAC. WebEx details can be found here!

Specializations Catalog Updates – Week Of May 19

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

  • Oracle Fusion Financials: General Ledger 2014 CIS – available now
  • Exalytics In-Memory Machine X3-4 Implementation Specialist – available now

Bob Evans On The Consumerization Of Corporate Communications

Telling your company's story is what it takes to make your customers care and want to do business with you, and Larry Ellison is a world-class storyteller, says Oracle CCO Bob Evans. Evans was recently interviewed by The Guardian, where he talked about doing business in an age where customers expect content to be authentic, interesting, timely, relevant, and provocative. Read the full interview!

Oracle Unveils OpenStack Distribution And Support For Oracle Linux And Oracle VM

On May 13, Oracle introduced a technology preview of an OpenStack® distribution that allows Oracle Linux and Oracle VM users to work with the open source cloud software. This provides customers with additional choices and interoperability while taking advantage of the efficiency, performance, scalability, and security of Oracle Linux and Oracle VM. Oracle plans to work with the OpenStack community to develop and enhance its enterprise-class capabilities to meet customer demands.

Top Oracle Validated Integration Partner Headline – Week Of May 12

Shaker Consulting Group's Virtual Job Tryout® Achieves Oracle Validated Integration With Oracle Taleo Business Edition Cloud Service – Read more!

New Criteria For Oracle Fusion Project Portfolio Management Specializations

To align Oracle Fusion Project Portfolio Management Specializations to Release 7, several updates have been made to the Oracle Project Portfolio Management Cloud and Oracle Fusion PPM Cloud Service Solutions. Learn more!