Welcome to the Fusion Middleware Partner Community Forum XXII

When you read this you arrived safely in Valencia and we would like to thank you and your management for investing the time to attend the Fusion Middleware & PaaS Partner Community Forum XXII. There will be more than 185 delegates from more than 30 countries, which will give you the opportunity to learn from other middleware minded partners and network with partners from different regions as we also have representation from Asia, North America, Latin America and the Middle-East. There also will be Oracle employees attending and we would like to invite you to challenge them how we can support you to grow your business and maintain profitability on your investment with Oracle Fusion Middleware.

During this event you will see presentations from Product Management, Pre-Sales Consultants and Partners, that will share their real life experiences with you how to implement Oracle Fusion Middleware & PaaS and to see the business drivers behind these projects.

Focus of the 22th Fusion Middleware Partner Community Forum will be Middleware and Platform as a Service (PaaS) Cloud Computing. During the last months many of the new PaaS service became available. The Partner Community Forum is one of the first opportunities to get details and hands-on trainings about Integration Cloud Service (ICS), SOA Cloud Service (SOAcs), Process Cloud Service (PCS), Mobile Cloud Service(MCS), Internet of Things Cloud Service (IoTcs), Java Cloud & Developer Cloud Service, Application Builder Cloud Service (ABCs) and Application Container Cloud Service (ACCs). Oracle PaaS Services give partners many new opportunities to build, customize and integrate applications in a public cloud environment. Our joint customers will benefit from this new cloud offering by fast time to market, higher availability and flexibility, lower project cost an risks. With hybrid cloud computing Oracle offers a unique value proposition for customer and partners. You can choose where to host your cloud solutions in the data center of your choice. Cloud marketplace gives you as a partner new opportunities to build, deploy and promote and market offerings on the Oracle PaaS Cloud. The new Oracle Cloud Partner Program reflect the focus on cloud computing.

Each conference attendee was granted access to free PaaS demo service before and during the conferences. As an Oracle gold partner or above you can request free PaaS demo services via demo.oracle.com or our partner communities any time – make use of it!

We are excited to welcome again Ed Zou at the conference who will highlight this new PaaS Services in this keynote. Digital is changing the economy, our joint customers face this challenge, Fusion Middleware & PaaS is the platform you can build new Digital solutions either in the Cloud on on-premises. Thanks to our product management team you will get updates and roadmap details including demos for our Middleware & PaaS solutions.

We would like to congratulate the annual winners of the Fusion Middleware Partner Community Awards. You will have the opportunity to learn direct from them why they have won the awards. On Tuesday evening during our social event you will have plenty of chance for deep discussion within the community and speakers.

On the second day you can choose between four tracks: SOA & Integration & SOA Cloud Service, BPM & Process Cloud Service & User experience, WebLogic & Java Cloud Service & Engineered Systems & Mobile track & Internet of Things track. We will keep our tradition to wrap up the conference with the legendary ACE demo – special thanks to Lucas Jellema and team!

Thursday and Friday six different hands-on bootcamps take place. During the conference we will also run our Partner Exchange exhibition. Please take the opportunity to talk to the product management teams at the demo points and to the partners who exhibit their solutions. From previous conferences we received the feedback that networking is key, it is always a challenge to keep the balance between more exiting live demos and networking breaks. As Valencia is hard to reach – you will be rewarded with a hotel & conference center overlooking the beach – many attendees will arrive on Monday. Take the opportunity to connect via twitter and Facebook. Many of the conference speakers arrive on Monday and are available for 1:1 meetings feel free to schedule them via our community wiki http://tinyurl.com/salesCafe or to contact them direct.

We would like to encourage you to network within the community using our web2.0 features. clip_image002For twitter please use the event hashtag #ofmForum:

http://www.twitter.com/soacommunity @soacommunity

http://www.twitter.com/wlscommunity @wlscommunity

Like our Facebook pages and post comments and pictures at: http://www.facebook.com/WebLogicCommunity & http://www.facebook.com/soacommunity

We also want to give a special thank you to our Specialized partners for SOA, BPM, WebLogic and ADF that have been able to differentiate themselves in their local markets by showing their experience and commitment in Oracle Fusion Middleware & PaaS. To continue your road to success please ensure that you align with our local Fusion Middleware sales teams and use our marketing services including the marketing campaigns kits.

The conference &Oracle Open World and the Summer Camps are part of the annual community highlights. It’s exciting to see the community to get together full of energy and to develop new ideas. We opened the conference registration 100 days in advance, after 50 days the conference was sold out! Special thanks to our sponsor Intel to allow us to host additional attendees – thank you!

Thank you for attending the conference and your Middleware & PaaS Oracle Partner business.

Conference Guide app & online

clip_image002[4]Conference details will be posted in the Oracle Events 15 App for Android and iOS. To get access to the Fusion Middleware Partner Community Forum Apps please:

  • · Make sure you downloaded the app "Oracle Events 16"
  • · Click on EventID
  • · Input “mpcf” in the box
  • · Click download

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Or download the conference program as a pdf file at our Community Workspaces:

Welcome to Valencia!

Learn, Share and Connect

Your conference chair

Jürgen Kress

SOA & BPM Partner Community

For regular information on Oracle SOA Suite become a member in the SOA & BPM Partner Community for registration please visit www.oracle.com/goto/emea/soa (OPN account required) If you need support with your account please contact the Oracle Partner Business Center.

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About Jürgen Kress
As a middleware expert Jürgen works at Oracle EMEA Alliances and Channels, responsible for Oracle’s EMEA Fusion Middleware partner business. He is the founder of the Oracle SOA & BPM and the WebLogic Partner Communities and the global Oracle Partner Advisory Councils. With more than 5000 members from all over the world the Middleware Partner Community is the most successful and active community at Oracle. Jürgen manages the community with monthly newsletters, webcasts and conferences. He hosts his annual Fusion Middleware Partner Community Forums and the Fusion Middleware Summer Camps, where more than 200 partners get product updates, roadmap insights and hands-on trainings. Supplemented by many web 2.0 tools like twitter, discussion forums, online communities, blogs and wikis. For the SOA & Cloud Symposium by Thomas Erl, Jürgen is a member of the steering board. He is also a frequent speaker at conferences like the SOA & BPM Integration Days, JAX, UKOUG, OUGN, or OOP.

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