Oracle Solaris Ready Criteria

 

Oracle Solaris Ready

Oracle Solaris Ready Criteria:

  • For Independent Software Vendors (ISVs)  and Independent Hardware Vendors (IHVs)
  • You must be an OPN member at the Gold level or higher.
  • You must have membership in the Oracle Solaris Knowledge Zone.
  • You must complete the Oracle Exastack Ready online application:
    If you are not the PRM Administrator and do not know who is for your company, please contact your local Partner Business Center.
  • You must provide an active URL which describes your application or hardware product and verifies that your application or hardware product is generally commercially available to commercial customers.
  • ISVs: Your "application" is defined as an application software product that runs on Oracle Solaris 11. Your application is recognized at the application suite or product family level, and not at the individual application module level.
  • IHVs:  Your "hardware" is defined as a hardware product that has been tested and runs with Oracle Solaris 11.
  • You must provide an active URL that states the name of your application or hardware product and the version number (version X.x) that supports the latest major release (PDF). Example: Partner application or hardware XYZ version 2.0 supports Oracle Solaris 11.
  • You must have a published and current OPN Solutions Catalog profile for both your company and your application or hardware product, click here to view your current profiles.
  • Within 30 days of acceptance notification, OPN members who have been accepted into the Oracle Exastack Ready Program are required to post a solution brief to their product website and OPN Solutions Catalog profile that outlines the benefits of their application running on Oracle Solaris.
  • You must provide ongoing technical support services for your customers. It is recommended, but not required, that OPN members complete MVSP Support Training Guided Learning Path (GLP) and obtain OCVS (Oracle Collaborative Vendor Support Program) membership.
  • Your application or hardware product must work with the latest major release (PDF) or version of Oracle Solaris. You agree to update your application or hardware product to work with Oracle Solaris within 12 months of Oracle's release of Oracle Solaris.
  •  In addition to the criteria above, IHV partners will also need to ensure that their hardware products for which they are requesting Oracle Solaris Ready:
    • Must comply with Oracle APIs (DDI/DKI for drivers) – Solaris only
    • You must successfully run the Oracle Solaris Hardware Compatibility Test Suite (HCTS) to ensure compliance. Approved Oracle Exastack Ready IHV products will be listed on the Oracle Solaris HCL (if they also meet the separate HCL requirements), with special notation to highlight your achievement of Oracle Solaris Ready status and distinguish your product from other products on the HCL.
    • Must provide product warranty and technical support information
    • Must be generally commercially available to commercial customers
    • Must publish a commercial price for your hardware producton your standard price list or price schedule
    • Must provide professional technical support for your Hardware product
    • Must regularly release new updates of your hardware product and/or new version releases of your product to your customers to whom you provide technical support

The following platform partner products technologies are NOT eligible for Oracle Solaris Ready status:

  • Operating System (OS)
  • Non-native File Systems
  • Migration Tools
  • Application Development Tools
  • Systems and Storage Management Tools
  • Vendor Clusterware
  • Third party Cluster File System (CFS)
  • Virtualization Technology
  • Interconnect Protocol
  • Web Browser

If you have any questions, chat with a partner expert now or email OracleExastack_ww@oracle.com.


If you have any Solaris technical questions, please email solarisreadyihv_ww_group@oracle.com.


To start the application process for Oracle Solaris Ready:


If you are not the PRM Administrator and do not know who is for your company, please contact your local Partner Business Center.

 
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