Thursday Jan 15, 2015

Announcing the Next Generation of Oracle Engineered Systems - Launch event, Jan 21, 2015

What happens when extreme performance meets extreme savings? Register today and find out on January 21, 2015, as Larry Ellison, Executive Chairman of the Board and Chief Technology Officer, unveils the datacenter of the future.

TheCube will be joining us, so tune in early for live interviews. After the announcement, expert–led sessions and a panel will address engineered systems, converged infrastructure, and Big Data. For more information click here!

Friday Jan 09, 2015

Join the Cloud Platform Online Forum

Join Oracle at the keynote as they kick off the online forum with IDC analyst Robert Mahowald. Learn how to rapidly build, deploy, manage, and secure rich applications and enable business collaboration and innovation using an integrated cloud platform built on the industry’s #1 Database and Application Server. More details here.

The Latest Systems Updates – January 2015

Please make sure you review the latest Systems Updates for January.

Software in Silicon Cloud for developers

Software in Silicon is a new revolutionary technology with security benefits, database benefits, and increased capacity benefits. Software in Silicon Cloud for developers is available today – find out how to request access by watching this short video.

Gain early access to revolutionary Software in Silicon technology - January 21

ISV Engineering is offering an exciting opportunity to learn about the NEW offering for developers who want early access to revolutionary Software in Silicon technology. In this LIVE webinar (8am PST), partners will learn how to use the NEW Software in Silicon Cloud to dramatically improve reliability and security, and accelerate application performance. Register today!

New Marketing Kit MySQL: Scalability for Next-Generation Web Applications

With more than 15 million active installs, MySQL Enterprise is the leading open source database solution behind many of today’s Web applications. In fact, 5 of the 5 Top Websites Are Powered by MySQL. Whether you’re a new startup or a global corporation, database downtime can mean revenue loss. No wonder Twitter, Facebook, eBay and millions more of the world’s busiest websites rely on MySQL. It scales to your needs – and it’s so cost-effective too! Download this new marketing kit and learn why MySQL is the best choice for web and cloud applications.

PeopleSoft 9.2 Human Resources Essentials Exam (1Z1-416) Available in Beta Testing

The PeopleSoft 9.2 Human Resources Essentials (1Z1-416) exam is designed for individuals who possess a strong foundation and expertise in selling and implementing PeopleSoft Human Resources solutions. This certification covers topics such as: Core Foundation Tables, Administering Data Permission Security, Adding People, Managing Worker Data, Managing Person and Job Data, and Managing Positions. OPN members earning this certification will be recognized as OPN Certified Specialists. Follow the PeopleSoft 9.2 Human Resources Implementation Specialist Guided Learning Path

Oracle Fusion HCM: Compensation 2014 Certified Implementation Essentials exam (1Z0-495) Available in Production

The Oracle Fusion HCM: Compensation 2014 Certified Implementation Essentials (1Z0-495) exam is designed for individuals who possess a strong foundation and expertise in selling and implementing Oracle Fusion Compensation solutions. This certification covers topics such as: manage base pay, define individual compensation, configure workforce compensation, and configure total compensation statements.

This certification differentiates candidates in the marketplace by providing a competitive edge through proven expertise. Up-to-date training and field experience are recommended. OPN members earning this certification will be recognized as OPN Certified Specialists. This certification helps OPN members differentiate themselves in the marketplace and helps their partner company qualify for the Oracle HCM:
Oracle Fusion HCM Cloud Service Solutions Specialization.

Introducing Fresh Training Content on HCM Cloud R9

To help you prepare the upgrade to the new Release 9, we put together a comprehensive training repository covering the HCM Cloud R9 specifics. It is all wrapped in the online resource: Oracle HCM Cloud Upgrade Corner. Product training videos delivered by senior development staff, a comprehensive list of datasheets, demo scripts, documentation, product guides and tutorials, it’s all in there, it’s free of charge and it’s easy to access.

New Featured Videos Available

Listen to the newest partner casts available and find out about the HCM Cloud mobile strategy, get familiar with the new Oracle HCM Cloud solution called Workforce Reputation Management and get a flavor of the hot topics in Oracle Applications User Experience.

Want to become an Oracle Business Process Management Suite 12c Certified Implementation Specialist?

Pass the Oracle Business Process Management Suite 12c Essentials Exam (1Z1-435), which is now available in beta testing! Oracle Business Process Management Suite 12c Essentials (1Z1-435) exam is designed for individuals who possess a strong foundation and expertise in implementing Oracle Business Process Management Suite 12c solutions.

This certification covers topics such as: BPMN process modeling, adaptive case management, simulation, business rules, human workflow, human task forms, process analytics, BPM Workspace, Security and Administration. Up-to-date training and field experience are recommended. This certification is available to all candidates, but is geared toward members of the Oracle PartnerNetwork. OPN members earning this certification will be recognized as OPN Certified Specialists. Take the exam for free while in beta testing! Request a discounted beta voucher via the OPN Beta Certified Specialist
Exam Voucher Request Form!

Get your Oracle SOA Suite 12c Implementation Specialist Certification!

Oracle SOA Suite 12c Essentials Exam (1Z1-434) is now available in beta testing. This certification covers topics such as: BPEL modeling, adapters, business rules, human task services, service mediation, event processing, business activity monitoring, securing services, deployment, troubleshooting, installation and configuration. Up-to-date training and field experience are recommended.

This certification is available to all candidates, but is geared toward members of the Oracle PartnerNetwork. OPN members earning this certification will be recognized as OPN Certified Specialists. This certification qualifies as competency criteria for the Oracle SOA Suite 12c specialization. Take the exam for free while in beta testing! Request a discounted beta voucher via the OPN Beta Certified Specialist
Exam Voucher Request Form!

Attend the Modern Service Experience

Oracle Service Cloud (formerly known as RightNow Technologies) will organise in Las Vegas between March 31 to April 2 a two-and-a-half day event where attendees will hear from visionary speakers and industry experts, network with Oracle Service Cloud customers and Oracle leadership, attend sessions specifically designed for their role – executive, system administrator, and developer, engage in presentations about recent product developments and what’s coming for Oracle Service Cloud, and share and celebrate their successes with their peers. More information/registration is available on the Conference microsite. Sponsorships Partners will be an integral part of the experience Oracle Service Cloud is crafting for the Modern Service Experience; please contact Nan Acklin at nan.acklin-AT-oracle.com if you are interested in sponsoring the Modern Service Experience.

CloudSigma Public Cloud built on Oracle Solaris & SPARC

CloudSigma issued a press release announcing a native Oracle Solaris-based Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offering for the enterprise. For more details, please click this link.

Wednesday Jan 07, 2015

JD Edwards Partner Newsletter Now Launched

The goal of the JD Edwards Partner Newsletter is to improve communication and provide consistent and concise information to the global JD Edwards partner community.

The types of information that will be communicated in the newsletter includes general announcements, new content go-to-market updates and sales tools, product release information, and upcoming events.

Click here to access the current edition of the JD Edwards Partner News December 2014 .