Thursday May 12, 2016

2016 Oracle Excellence Awards: Specialized Partner of the Year Nominations

The application process for the 2016 Specialized Partner of the Year awards is now open for many A&C regions.

Nomination criteria, key deadlines and submission instructions for each region are available on the Specialized Partner of the Year awards page.

The nomination window is only open for a few weeks, so please make note of your region’s deadlines and share with your partners (if applicable):

  • North America – Nominations open May 9 – May 31
  • APAC – Nominations open May 9 – May 31
  • LAD – Nominations open May 9 – June 10
  • Japan – Nominations open Now – June 3  ; Note: Internal nominations accepted ONLY
  • EMEA – No nominations accepted ; Note: EMEA regional award winners to be selected from local country award winners.

For information about other partner award opportunities, visit the Oracle Excellence Awards website and read the OPN Strategy Blog.

Thursday Mar 03, 2016

Hurry! Join us in Phoenix or San Francisco for our Oracle Cloud Partner Forum event!

Oracle Cloud Day

You are invited for our upcoming Partner Forum events, as we cover several key sales plays and NEW Partner benefit that will help you drive efficiency and lead in the cloud. At the Oracle Cloud Forums (partners only), we will present a half day of interactive discussion on key Oracle Cloud sales plays, how to drive efficiency and profitability in the Cloud, partner resources and more!

Then on the following day, invite your customers and join us at the Oracle Cloud Day

Wednesday Jan 20, 2016

Use Oracle's Trademark In Your Google AdWords Campaigns

Are you planning to run Google AdWords campaigns using the trademarked names of the Oracle products?

Oracle Corporation authorizes the use of the 'Oracle' trademark as a benefit to OPN members only. This ensures that only authorized ads and authorized entities such as your company can use our trademark in Google AdWords campaigns. This means that your Ad containing the Oracle trademark is more visible and more relevant to your target audience than those of non-OPN members. Read more.

Broaden Your Event Exposure on Oracle Events Calendar

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. Find out more!

Thursday Dec 10, 2015

Join us for a New York Oracle Cloud Partner Forum!

Partners are invited for our upcoming Partner Forum in New York City on January 19th. We will cover several key sales plays that will help you drive efficiency and lead in the cloud. Learn how to transform your business with Oracle cloud and take advantage of our Partner Programs. We will follow up the day with a refreshing networking event

Thursday Sep 03, 2015

MySQL Partner Jump-start Webcast Series

Please join us for the monthly MySQL Partner Jump-start Webcast Series that will keep you up to date with the latest MySQL strategy, product offerings and go-to-market programs specifically for partners.

Digital Transformation with MySQL Enterprise Edition - 16th Sept, 2015

DBaaS with OpenStack & MySQL - 21st Oct, 2015

MySQL Enterprise Security Features - 18th Nov, 2015

Thursday Jul 30, 2015

Partner Workshop: Oracle Cloud PaaS

Oracle Middleware Product Management is pleased to announce a new PaaS enablement program for OPN members. These invite-only, hands-on workshops will be delivered by Oracle Development at no cost to partners. Apply now. From there, Product Management will invite a select number of registrants as approvals are based on availability. 

Live PartnerCast: Oracle Database Cloud Update for Partners – August 5th

Tune in on Wednesday, August 5 at 10 AM PT to learn the latest on Oracle Database Cloud and Engineered Systems opportunities for partners. Oracle Platinum partner Bias Corp., will also share how they leverage ODB Cloud to benefit customers. Stream the webcast live from the OPN homepage and join the conversation via Twitter by using @oraclepartners or #OPN in your tweets.

Thursday Jul 16, 2015

Now open: Call for partner/customer reference nominations

We are looking for partner and/or customer reference nominations in the following product categories: HCM Cloud, Sales Cloud, ERP Cloud, EPM Cloud, other cloud areas (excluding Managed Cloud and Private Cloud), engineered systems and big data. Learn more about the partner/customer reference program and view published success stories here. We look forward to your nominations!

Monday May 18, 2015

Platform-as-a-Service Partner Webcast Series

Encourage your partners to participate in our monthly PaaS partner webcast series that will keep them up to date with Oracle’s PaaS strategy, product offerings and go-to-market programs.

Monday Nov 24, 2014

Live OPN PartnerCast: Java Technology Update – December 10

Save the date for a LIVE OPN PartnerCast on Java Technology hosted by Peter Utzschneider, Vice President of Java Product Management. Topics will include IoT and how Java enables our partners to bring an end-to-end value proposition to their customers. Stream the webcast live from the OPN homepage and join the conversation via Twitter by using @oraclepartners or #OPN in your tweets!

Friday Jan 31, 2014

The Path to Oracle Social Specialization Just Got Faster

Specialization is your quickest route to success with Oracle Social Cloud. In fact, partners who achieve Oracle Specialization close more and larger opportunities than non-specialized partners. 

Join us for the Oracle Social Relationship Management (SRM) Fast Track Friday on February, 21 2014 at 2:00PM GMT. The Oracle SRM Fast Track Friday is a 90 minute live virtual training session designed to provide attendees with an overview of the recommended training they need to pass the associated Sales and Pre-Sales Specialist assessments. 

By the end of the Fast Track Friday session and along with the recommended pre-requisites - each attendee should be able to take and pass the Oracle Social Relationship Management PreSales and/or Sales Specialist Assessments.

This event is offered FREE of charge to select Oracle Partners. Register Now!



Thursday Jan 23, 2014

Oracle Social Relationship Management: Access the Specialization Exams Today

Oracle Social Relationship Management (SRM) Specialization exams are currently available for you to access. To earn Oracle SRM Specialization - partners are required two sales specialists, one pre-sales specialist, one support specialist, two certified implementation specialist (Exam Available Soon), a customer reference, and a re-sell/co-sell/referral. For more information: Oracle Social Relationship Management Specialization Criteria.

The Sales, Pre-Sales, and Support Specialist Guided Learning Paths and online assessments are now available on the OPN Competency Center. We will soon be launching and providing information about the Implementation Guided Learning Path and proctored certification exam, though you can get started with the sales, pre-sales, and support modules and online assessments today!