Oracle PartnerNetwork Launches Oracle Applications and
Industry Partner Summit
Oracle PartnerNetwork hosted the first
Oracle Applications and Industry Partner
Summit January 9–11, 2012, in Scottsdale,
Arizona. More than 350 senior sales and
practice leaders from 80 leading systems
integrators in North America were on hand
for presentations from Oracle customers,
partners, and executives.
Keith Block, executive vice president
of Oracle North America, shared Oracle’s
strategy and momentum and gave his
perspective on the competitive landscape.
Thomas Kurian, executive vice president of
product development at Oracle, shared roadmaps for Oracle Applications and discussed
how partners can capitalize on Oracle Fusion
Applications and Oracle’s cloud offerings.
Sonny Singh, senior vice president of Oracle’s
Industries Business Unit, outlined the company’s go-to-market strategy, detailed collaboration opportunities, and offered best
practices for industry-specific selling.
Attendees learned that more than 47
application- or industry-specific specializations are now available to partners; 1,800
partners have earned nearly 6,000 Oracle
Applications or industry specializations;
more than 59,000 Application and Industry
Boot Camp Training Days have been conducted, including 12,200 in F Y 2012 alone;
and more than 11,000 certified implementation specialists have achieved application- or
Acolade Achieves Oracle Enterprise Manager Application Quality
Acolade Consulting, an Oracle Gold Partner
based in Sydney, Australia, has achieved
Oracle Enterprise Manager Application
Quality Management specialization. Acolade
is proficient in providing Oracle’s application
quality management solutions to organizations for use in thoroughly testing their packaged and Web- and SOA-based applications
to ensure the quality, scalability, and availability of the applications and their underlying infrastructure.
Oracle Enterprise Manager application
quality management solutions consist of
three distinct offerings. Oracle Application
Testing Suite includes Oracle Test Manager
for test management; Oracle Functional
Testing for automation testing; and Oracle
Load Testing for stress, volume, and per-
formance testing. Oracle Real Application
Testing is a change assurance solution
that enables businesses to fully assess the
outcome of a system change on Oracle
Database in a test environment. Oracle Data
Masking Pack maintains a high level of data
security by scrambling test data and yet
maintaining end-to-end data integrity.
Intel Sets Benchmark Records
with Oracle Systems
Oracle Gold Partner Intel and Oracle
recently achieved two benchmark records
based on the two companies’ joint engineering collaboration.
The world’s fastest x86 online transaction
processing database performance on the
TPC-C benchmark was delivered by Oracle’s
Sun Fire X4800
M2 server based
on Intel Xeon E7
11g with Oracle Linux.
The SPECjEnterprise2010 world-record
benchmark for Oracle Fusion Middleware
11g was set on a Sun Blade X6270 M2 server
module based on Intel Xeon 5600 processors.
Intel technology is also the basis for
several of Oracle’s engineered systems:
Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine,
the first engineered system for analytics, is
based on the Intel Xeon E7 processor family.
Oracle Big Data Appliance, an optimized
solution for acquiring, organizing, and loading
unstructured data into Oracle Database 11g, is
based on Intel Xeon 5600 processors.
Oracle Database Appliance, an easy-to-deploy system engineered for midmarket
customers and departmental database
instances, is based on Intel architecture.
Process Weaver Achieves Validated Integration
Process Weaver is used
to process shipments,
update freight cost
and shipment tracking
information, and print
shipping documentation such as carrier-
compliant labels. The product works with
multiple carriers (such as FedEx, UPS,
DHL, and USPS) and freight forwarders.
Integration of Process Weaver’s ECS solu-
tion with Oracle E-Business Suite increases
productivity and improves customer service;
validated integration ensures that the two
products work together as designed.
Oracle Gold Partner Process Weaver’s
Enterprise Centralized Shipping (ECS) 3.0
solution has achieved Oracle Validated
Integration with Oracle E-Business Suite 12. 1.
This solution from
ReadSoft PROCESSIT Achieves
Several Oracle Ready Statuses
Oracle Platinum Partner ReadSoft AB has
earned Oracle Linux Ready, Oracle Database
Ready, and Oracle WebLogic Ready designations for PROCESSI T 7. 1. ReadSoft software
and services address document automation
needs, including data entry, information verification, document workflows, and e-invoicing.
ReadSoft has R&D experts dedicated to
Oracle-related consulting and development
and makes those experts available to customers during implementation of ReadSoft
solutions. The company is headquartered in
Sweden, operates in 16 countries, and has
partners in an additional 70. Some 5,000
customers use ReadSoft software.