Friday Apr 18, 2014

Top Oracle Validated Integration Partner Headlines - April 18

  • Kewill Achieves Validated Integration With Oracle Retail Warehouse Management System & Retail Store Inventory Management. Read more
  • Pipeline's Maxavera Provider For Oracle’s Primavera Gateway Achieves Oracle Validated Integration With Oracle’s Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management. Read more
  • Sonru Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle Talent Management Cloud. Read more

Top Exastack ISV Headlines - April 18

  • Kerridge achieves Oracle Exadata Optimized status with K8, an ERP Solution for distribution, merchant, wholesale/retail sectors. The online transactional processing saw a 12x increase in the volume throughput from previous benchmarks. Watch video here.
  • Accenture achieves Oracle Exalogic Optimized status with AFPO, a unique accelerator for customer-facing solutions. Over 125 clients cut their implementation costs by up to thirty percent. Read more here.

Live Webcasts: Oracle Taleo Lifecycle Spotlighting

Interested in understanding how the Oracle Taleo Product Suite fits into the Oracle Cloud? Would you like to get connected with Oracle Taleo’s “Talent Grid”? Join our expert trainer, Nigel Wiltshire for a two hour free webcast covering the Oracle Taleo Recruiting Lifecycle and experience the ‘end to end’ process of managing a typical recruitment campaign from both the Recruiter and Hiring Manager point of view. Wahtch the May 8 Webcast or the May 21 Webcast!

Specialization Catalog Updates – April 18

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

Highlights: Oracle Retail Merchandise Planning and Optimization 13.3 - Specialization is available

Announcing Modernizing IBM AIX/Power to Oracle Solaris/SPARC Program

Show customers how to gain proficiency and begin managing Oracle Solaris environments quickly, by moving off IBM AIX systems and onto Oracle’s cutting edge Solaris-powered platforms.For more information on this exciting new program click here. You can also find technical resources on the Oracle Technical Network (OTN) here!

New Video: Speed. Simplicity. Savings. Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance

This latest ZFS video hightlights the key advantages of ZFS vs NetApp and EMC in a high impact video format. Check it out and then be sure to send this on to your key partners.

2014 Specialized Partner Of the Year - NA Awards Program

Save Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 10am PT for the "2014 Specialized Partner Of the Year - North America Awards Program" webcast!

Thursday Apr 17, 2014

Nominations Due June 20 For Oracle Excellence Awards: Sustainability Innovation

Are you working with an organization that is using Oracle products to reduce its environmental footprint while improving operational efficiencies? Reducing energy usage? Reducing gas usage? Going paperless? You and your customer may be a likely nominee for Oracle’s Sustainability Innovation Award, part of the Oracle Excellence awards. Get more details and submit a nomination form here by June 20. These global awards will be presented during Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco by Jeff Henley, Oracle Chairman of the Board, in a special conference session to select customers and their partners. 

Tuesday Apr 15, 2014

Get Specialized, Get Published, Get Customers!

We know you work hard to generate valuable and cutting-edge content for your customers, so let Oracle help you reach your target customer base and offer you greater exposure than ever before. With over 30,000 unique visitors using our site per month, what better way to promote your events and name than through Best of all, this service is readily available to you as an OPN Specialized Partner. Connect with us @ WWAC-EVENTS-PUBLISHING-GRP_RO@ORACLE.COM or read more here.

Securing The Extended Enterprise: Mobile Security Partner Webcast Replay

Watch the Securing The Extended Enterprise: Mobile Security webcast replay to learn about product updates and your go-to-market opportunities with Oracle Mobile Security Suite, a Mobile Application Management (MAM) 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!

Tips from the Experts: Rapidly Deploying Applications with Oracle VM Templates

Join this Live Webcast on April 17, 10am PT, and learn about Oracle VM templates with a real world application deployment example! Oracle VM application-driven architecture is designed for rapid application deployment for both Oracle and non-Oracle workloads. Using Oracle VM Templates, entire application stacks can be pre-installed, pre-configured for rapid deployment. With Oracle VM Template for BeyondTrust's PowerBroker, customers can standardize the deployment of their security software, eliminate the installation and configuration costs, and reduce the ongoing maintenance and support costs, hence  helping organizations achieve faster time to market.

Oracle OpenWorld And Javaone 2014 – Important Actions

Below are important items you need to know regarding Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne:

Attend Our Live Webcast And Learn What’s New In Oracle UPK 12.1!

Join the UPK Product Management experts and learn about the latest release of Oracle User Productivity Kit (UPK) 12.1 – Standard & Professional Editions. This customer-driven release blends new expert features, usability, and performance enhancements to position UPK as the premier product in the industry. UPK 12.1 helps organizations author robust conceptual and transactional content, manage complex content aligning with application lifecycle, integrate with a growing number of enterprise applications, and serve the mobile workforce.

Attend our LIVE webcast and learn what’s new in Oracle UPK 12.1:
Two Timeslots To Choose From
8:00am pacific & 6:00pm pacific

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 – Evening Session
*Note: session has been moved an hour to accommodate additional regions

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Hong Kong
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Sydney
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Pacific

Register Now for April 16

Thursday, April 17, 2014 – Morning Session

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. PT
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. GMT

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Monday Apr 14, 2014

PartnerCast Evite April 16: Solving Data Growth Problem

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, April 16 at 10 AM PDT to watch a live OPN PartnerCast focused on solving the data growth problems for partners’ customers. Oracle experts will be joining to discuss hot topics on Oracle Database, Oracle Exadata, and Oracle Storage. Stream it live from the Oracle PartnerNetwork homepage. Audience members will have the opportunity to submit questions, participate in polls, and share comments during the live event via Twitter by using @oraclepartners or #OPN in your tweets. Register now!

Thursday Apr 10, 2014

Join the Webcast on April 24: Oracle Commerce Implementation Best Practices

The Oracle Commerce Product Team and OPN would like to invite you to join us for the OPN Enablement Webcast Series on Oracle Commerce Implementation Best Practices beginning April 24, 2014!

This four-part webcast series will feature four of the most popular best practices topics asked by our partners!


  • Integrating Oracle Commerce with WebCenter Sites
  • SEO Implementation Strategies
  • Responsive Design Considerations
  • Integration Best Practices