Tuesday May 26, 2015

Check your Server and Storage Systems Specializations and Related Credentials

Along with Implementation Specialist role available for this specialization – it’s also important to keep your knowledge current for your Sales & Presales team members and get them familiar with Sales and Presales roles.

There are many more opportunities Sales and Presales individuals can find and qualify with just 90 min of online training that is available free for them in the OPN Competency Center.

Find more courses and assessments here

Monday May 25, 2015

Oracle FY16 Global Partner Kickoff is June 23. Are You Ready To Pivot To The Cloud?

Ready, set, mark your calendars for our Oracle FY16 Global Partner Kickoff! This year's live, virtual event will be hosted by Oracle executives Mark Hurd, John Fowler, Thomas Kurian & Shawn Price, as well as well as A&C executives. These thought leaders will provide you an opportunity to better understand Oracle's cloud transformation, as well our updated go-to-market and sales strategies for the upcoming fiscal year. Save the date for June 23 at 9am PDT and register today. You can also join the conversation with thoughts/questions before the event, as well as live the day-of via Twitter.

Monday May 18, 2015

New Sales & Presales Trainings for Oracle Sales Cloud 9

OPN has created new guided learning paths for all sales and presales partners who specialize in selling + positioning Oracle Sales Cloud to their customer base. The recommended sessions provide training solutions that will equip your partners with product knowledge, market knowledge and selling strategies. Share this info today!

Tuesday Apr 28, 2015

Review RAC 12c Specialization Credentials

The RAC 11g Specialization version is six months away from becoming non-qualifying, so it's a good time for you to start reviewing the latest specialization criteria and prepare for the update. Online assessments of sales + presales material as well as the implementation exam are available today!

Friday Apr 10, 2015

How to Find Partner Marketing & Sales Resources

This new OPN video provides a step-by-step guide on how to find partner resources such as marketing kits, sales quick reference guides, training tools, and more!

NEW DATE: LIVE OPN PartnerCast: NAS Channel Update - April 23

tune in on Thursday, April 23 at 1:00 PM PDT to watch a live OPN PartnerCast focused on the new Oracle Cloud program hosted by Tom LaRocca, SVP, North America Sales in Alliance & Channels at Oracle. Stream it live from the OPN homepage and join the conversation during the live event via Twitter by using @oraclepartners or #OPN. Missed the last live PartnerCast? Replays now available! 

Tuesday Mar 17, 2015

Check out the Oracle Sales Cloud Marketing & Sales Kit for Partners!

Engage your customer earlier and close deals more often with Oracle Sales Cloud. Equip your team with the proper processes, tools, resources, and intelligence to increase revenues. Check out our Marketing & Sales Kit

Friday Mar 06, 2015

Get Your Oracle Sales Tools for Promoting Modern Customer Experience Conferences

Have you yet heard about Oracle’s Modern CX Experience? Following the first day’s keynotes there will be four dedicated interactive events which address the specific audiences tasked with managing each segment of the customer journey: Modern Marketing Experience, Modern Sales Experience, Modern Commerce Experience, and Modern Service Experience.

Download the special packages consolidated by Oracle for you as a partner and start promoting the event now.

Each archive contains customized material as follows:

  1. CX Conference Social Recommendations
  2. Justification Letter Sample
  3. Modern Commerce Slide
  4. Dedicated Slide/ Event
  5. Customized Outlook Signature
  6. Top 10 Reasons to Attend Each Pillar

Tuesday Feb 24, 2015

Live Virtual Training: Fast Track to DB 12C Specialization for Sales

These FREE live virtual training sessions are designed to provide attendees with a solid overview of the subject matter. Information will also be provided about additional training opportunities, Guided Learning Paths and online assessments.

This session will provide information on how to access and leverage the following Guided Learning Path: Oracle Database 12c Sales Specialist

What will we cover:

This hour-long session will provide attendees with an overview of the content in the Oracle Database 12c Guided Learning Path, including positioning, release strategy as well as functions and features. You will leave with a high-level overview and understanding of how to position, present, and sell Oracle Database 12c.

Lern more here!

Monday Nov 17, 2014

New! Oracle Fusion Middleware Partner Sales Kits

Oracle Fusion Middleware Partner Sales Kits highlight the key middleware sales plays for this fiscal year, FY2015. The key sales plays are intended to provide partners with an overview of the main sales opportunities to explore with their customers. Each Sales Kit includes: - Partner Master Sales Play Presentation - Partner Webcast Presentation (Summary of the Master Sales Play Slides) - Partner Cheat Sheets for each specific sales play - Customer Presentations for each specific sales play that partners can deliver to customers You need to be an Oracle PartnerNetwork member in order to access the sales kits. 

Tuesday Nov 11, 2014

RAC 12c Sales and Pre-sales Assessments Now Available!

Get even closer to RAC 12c specializations. RAC 12c Sales and Pre-sales assessments are now available and can be taken at any time!

Monday Sep 01, 2014

Oracle Voice, the Virtual Assistant for Sales Reps

Wish there was a Siri-like virtual assistant for sales reps? Oracle Voice for Sales Cloud is now on the iTunes app store. http://bit.ly/OrVoice Selling from your iPhone was never this fast, friendly & fun. See Oracle Voice for Sales Cloud in action. 

Wednesday Dec 11, 2013

Free Live Virtual Class, December 13th - Oracle Policy Automation for Sales and PreSales

Please join us for the FAst Track Friday FREE LVC for Policy Automation. The sessions are open to all Oracle Partners and are specifically tailored to individuals from Sales and Pre-Sales organizations. Implementation consultants and subject matter management are also highly encouraged to attend and attain Specialist status in their field.

Monday Nov 19, 2012



Oracle Virtual Networking Partner Sales Playbook now available to partners registered in OPN Server and Storage Systems Knowledge Zones. Equips you to sell, identify and qualify opportunities, pursue specific sales plays, and deliver competitive differentiation. Find out where you should plan to focus your resources, and how to broaden your offerings by leveraging the OPN Specialized enablement available to your organization. Playbook is accessible to member partners through the following Knowledge Zones: Sun x86 Servers, Sun Blade Servers, SPARC T-Series Servers, SPARC Enterprise High-End M-Series Servers, SPARC Enterprise Entry-Level and Midrange M-Series Servers, Oracle Desktop Virtualization, NAS Storage, SAN Storage, Sun Flash Storage, StorageTek Tape Storage.


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