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  • July 1, 2010

SOA & Application Grid Specialization – Specialization Benefits - Step 6 of 6

Juergen Kress
PaaS Partner Adoption


Thanks for joining our series of SOA & Application Grid Specialization which can be the foundation of our joint success in the new fiscal year FY11! In this final edition we feature our Specialized Benefits for partners in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Specialization Middleware Award - Be Recognized

Make sure that you submit your SOA & Application Grid Specialization Award nomination by July 2nd 2010 to become recognized by customers and Oracle!

We are proud to announce the Partner Specialization Awards, a new annual awards program in Oracle EMEA which will recognize partners' achievements in specialization and self-sufficiency.

Partner Specialization Awards are available to partners in EMEA who have demonstrated success with specialization and outstanding solution or service innovation.


"These awards will recognize the high-level of innovation, excellenceclip_image001
and commitment our partners bring to the table when they become
Specialized with Oracle. We’re looking for partners with a proven
track record in delivering winning, proven solutions that solve
customers' most critical business challenges. Our Award winners
will be partners that have demonstrated tangible success, growth
in their Oracle business and outstanding Oracle solutions."

Stein Surlien, SVP Oracle Alliances and Channels EMEA

Nominations are open to partners based in EMEA from 1st March to July 2nd 2010. Be recognized! Submit your nomination today!

· The winners of the Partner Specialization Awards will be announced on 19th September 2010 at the OPN Forum at Oracle OpenWorld.

Google Advertisements

For the Partners who become SOA & Application Grid Specialized we offer free Google advertisements to promote your Oracle SOA & Application Grid service offerings on your website or your SOA & Application Grid events. We will host the complete campaign management


To create your Google campaign please send us:

  • Your campaign text: 3 lines of text each 35 letters
  • Your campaign link: direct link to the website you want to promote

A pre-requisite to participate in this free offering is that you are Specialized in SOA & Application Grid.

Oracle Partner Business Center

Whenever you need support with your SOA & Application Grid Specialization please don’t hesitate to contact your local Oracle Partner Business Center. Our experts are there to support you with all requirements and the application process:

Oracle Partner Business Centers

Or submit your questions via twitter @ORCLPartnerBiz.

Summary of our journey to SOA & Application Grid Specialization:

Step 1: Proof 2 transactions & OMM

Step 2: reference" cases & marketing campaigns

Step 3: SOA Sales assessment & SOA Pre-Sales assessment & Support assessment / Application Grid Sales assessment & Application Grid Pre-Sales assessment & Support assessment

Step 4: Oracle Application Grid Certified Implementation Specialist & Oracle Service-Oriented Architecture Certified Implementation Specialist

Step 5: Validate Speak to Partner Business Centers & Check competency status & submit your application


For more information on Specialization please get the Specialization Guide and attend our OPN Specialized Webcast Series

Thanks for your efforts to become Specialized!

Jürgen Kress

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