Tuesday Jun 03, 2014

Introducing Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Release 4 - June 25

Oracle continues to demonstrate its leadership in delivering innovations for IT Operations Management by introducing accelerated Zero-to-Cloud for Oracle-based private clouds with this latest release. Join a live webcast June 25th 9:00 AM PDT ! 12:00 PM EST by the Oracle Enterprise Manager team to learn more about capabilities that partners and customers can use to rapidly adopt private cloud across an enterprise. Register today!

Specializations Catalog Updates - Week Of June 5

The updated Specialization Catalog offers a good overview of all qualifying specializations launched and planned as part of the Specialization Program. The Catalog can be downloaded from the OPN Get Started and get Trained pages, and from the OPN Resources and Key Links bottom sections.

North America Value-Based Project Registration Pilot – VAR Training

Effective starting June 1, Oracle will introduce a pilot for a new deal registration option in North America: the Value-based Project Registration Initiative. Join us for the VAR Training on June 13. Register today!

Top Oracle Validated Integration Partner Headline – Week Of June 5

Employment Screening Resources Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle Taleo Business Edition Cloud Service. Read more!

New GLP: General Product Support 4.0 – Upgrade Your Accreditation

OPN recently launched a General Product Support Training and Assessment which offers new and improved training courses to allow partners to better support clients and administer Oracle products. Learn more and upgrade your accreditation today!

Live Webcast Oracle VM-Design Considerations For Enterprise Scale Deployment – June 10

The Oracle Managed Cloud Services team serves up thousands of Oracle applications to end users on a daily basis. With nearly 20,000 Oracle VM instances powering this operation, it’s imperative to maintain a highly available environment. Curious as to how this is done? Join the Oracle Managed Cloud Services expert in this live webcast to gain valuable insights into architectural design and management best practices to build and run this highly successful hosted cloud operation.

Don’t Miss The Top Exastack ISV Headlines – Week Of June 5

  • Smartsoft's OCEAN Payment Processing Solution achieves Oracle Exadata Optimized status. "Performance is the most important issue for our success in the market and running OCEAN on the Oracle Exadata Database Machine provides customers with extreme performance.” – Learn more
  • Banking solution FORBIS Ltd’s FORPOST achieves Oracle Exadata, Exalogic and SuperCluster Ready Status. “We are glad to offer our current and future customers the newest features provided by Oracle Engineered Systems to achieve maximum reliability and speed operation.” – Learn more

FY15 Global Partner Kickoff Registration Now Open! June 25 & 26

Register today for OPN’s FY15 Global Partner Kickoff! During this year’s live webcast – Rich Geraffo, SVP, Worldwide Alliances & Channels, Oracle – will shed light around Oracle’s vision, strategy and opportunities for the upcoming fiscal year. You’ll also have a chance to hear from other Oracle executives, thought leaders and partners!

  • EMEA Partner KickOff: June 25th, 7:00am PDT / 3:00pm BST
  • LAD Partner KickOff: June 25th, 9:00am PDT / 1:00pm BDST
  • NAS Partner KickOff: June 25th, 11:00am PDT
  • JAPAN Partner KickOff: June 25th, 6:00pm PDT / June 26th, 9:00am JST
  • APAC Partner KickOff: June 25th, 8:00pm PDT / June 26th, 11:00am SGT & 8:30am IST

Once registered, watch + participate in the live webcast via the OPN homepage or OPN Facebook page on the day of the event.