It is very interesting to seat in a room filled with a large cloud, very representative of the Oracle Partner Ecosystem in its diversity and passion for the portfolio.
This unique partner ecosystem is definitively a key differentiator in Oracle’s go to market strategy.
* Fusion Applications
* Engineered Systems
* Big growth initiatives coming next year
Fusion Apps is big this year, you can feel it in the air with many of the partners making the suite their key strategic offering this year.
The message from Oracle is loud and clear: “do no replicate our cloud offerings and engineered systems, join us instead”.
Also, partners are called to join Oracle in evangelizing across the different channels and extend the reach of this engineered system offerings across their particular focus industries. Growth initiatives With the engineered systems platform coming to its maturity stage and the big push this year for cloud offerings Oracle is asking partners to step up and go to market aggressively.
Mark’s key remarks regarding growth are additional investment from Oracle side’s on the sales force, the fact that the company’s owns a best of breed portfolio and… please do not compare Hanna with Exadata…
* Fusion Apps is a big push this year
* New Exadata configuration with 26 TB of storage (52 times the biggest Hanna configuration)
* Business applications, Analytics and many of the portfolio components now available on the cloud