Oracle News and Updates - November 21, 2012

Don’t miss these upcoming Oracle webcasts!

Consolidate and Simplify SAP Environments
The Oracle Optimized Solution for SAP provides a complete, fully documented, pretested, and tuned architecture designed to consolidate a SAP environment onto a high performing, highly available application infrastructure designed for mission-critical SAP environments.
Get the resource kit now to learn more.

Simplify and Modernize Global Business Environments
The Oracle Optimized Solution for Oracle E-Business Suite provides a fully tested and documented architecture that’s ideal for upgrading and consolidating Oracle’s integrated suite of global business applications.
Get the resource kit now to learn more.

Backup Your Oracle Databases and Engineered Systems
Get a fast, secure, affordable way to backup your Oracle databases, engineered systems, and Oracle Optimized Solutions with Oracle Optimized Solutions for Backup and Recovery. Reduce time to deploy backup and recovery capabilities by up to 2.5 times and cut the software license and maintenance costs by up to 75%.
Get the resource kit now to learn more.

Oracle Data Integration

The Next Generation of Mainframe Tape Storage
Learn how to reduce your storage costs by using the right mix of high capacity tape coupled with the latest tape virtualization technology. Attend this important webcast to learn all about the benefits of Oracle’s StorageTek Virtual Storage Manager System 6.
Register today.

Analytics to Win: ORACLE TEAM USA America's Cup Analytics Dashboard in Action
November 28, 2012 at 10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ET

Go behind the scenes with Ian Burns, ORACLE TEAM USA Design Team Coordinator, to learn more about the ORACLE TEAM USA Analytics Dashboard and to hear how the team will use the data to optimize performance.
Register now!

BPM Assessment Tool
Where do you stand in reaching BPM maturity? How do you compare with your competitors? Find out by taking this easy BPM assessment. Get suggested next steps and a customized report breaking down your BPM maturity in 8 domains including business strategy, architecture, infrastructure, and governance? Take the BPM assessment now.


SOA Assessment Tool
Learn where your company ranks on the Oracle SOA Maturity Model and some steps you can take to gain a competitive edge. Your customized report breaks down your SOA maturity in eight separate domains, including business strategy, architecture, infrastructure, governance, and more. Take the SOA assessment now. 

My Oracle Support: Year of Innovation
My Oracle Support continues to evolve as the one-stop support solution for Oracle Premier Support Customers. Learn about the exciting changes implemented this year and how customers play an important role in future enhancements.
Watch now.

Visit the "Zero to Cloud"  resource center which includes best practices from Oracle experts and early adopter customers as well as interviews with Oracle development executives responsible for Oracle’s private cloud solutions and roadmap.  Visit today to explore early adopter tips, demos, guides, exclusive white papers and more on your road to private cloud adoption.

Use My Oracle Support like a Power User
Short videos show you the how and why from searching and patching to using My Oracle Support Community and Mobile My Oracle Support. Learn now and check back for videos on new topics. Get Proactive with My Oracle Support Speed Training.

Become an Oracle Support Insider
Find out the how-to’s of Oracle products and tools in Oracle Support’s new Get Proactive blog. Oracle experts show you how to “Get Proactive” with the products or tools that they know best in instructional posts.
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View the On-Demand Oracle Solaris Online Launch Event: Oracle Solaris 11—Innovations for Your Data Center at your convenience. Oracle experts discuss the performance features and benefits of Oracle Solaris 11.1 and Oracle Solaris Cluster. 

Oracle VANQUISHER / a data center optimization adventure

Heat. Downtime. Site-wide outages. Legacy hardware. Security holes. These are all threats to your data center. Yet what if
you could vanquish them to simplify your IT and accelerate business innovation and growth? Play Oracle Vanquisher, a new data center optimization video game and find out how! Armed with a cool Oracle vacuum pack suit and a strategic IT roadmap, you will thwart threats and optimize your data center to increase your company’s stock price and boost your company’s position. Play now at

Learn more on rethinking SOA moving from incremental improvement to business transformation with the easy-to-navigate and interactive Oracle SOA Suite — In the Customers’ Words e-book. Discover the Industry BPM Executives Brief Series as well. UK, Europe North, Germany.