SPARC Enterprise High-End M-Series Servers Specialization Criteria

 

No longer qualifying after July 15, 2015.

Partners attaining the SPARC Enterprise High-End M-Series Servers Specialization will qualify for benefits associated with this Specialization until July 15, 2015. After July 15, 2015, the SPARC Enterprise High-End M-Series Servers Specialization will no longer qualify for the Specialization Benefits, however specialized partners will retain their SPARC Enterprise High-End M-Series Servers Specialization until the version of the product reaches End of Service Life (EOSL). Partners are encouraged to meet the criteria and apply for the most current versions of product Specializations. Learn more about Product Version Specializations (PDF).

This Specialization focuses on Oracle's SPARC Enterprise M8000 and M9000 servers, which are designed for high-volume, mission-critical computing. Based on the symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) architecture and SPARC64 VII+ quad-core processors, and coupled with the powerful Oracle Solaris 10 Operating System, these high-end servers provide the benefits of traditional mainframes without the complexity, cost, and vendor lock-in. This Specialization recognizes partners that have demonstrated through testing their firm's ability to:

  • Identify sales opportunities for SPARC Enterprise M8000 and M9000 servers
  • Position SPARC Enterprise M8000 and M9000 servers with their customers
  • Implement SPARC Enterprise M8000 and M9000 servers
Specialization Resources

Criteria
Required
Business Criteria
Active OPN Membership at the Gold Level or above
Check
Pre-requisite Specialization
SPARC Enterprise Entry/Midrange
Customer References
2
# Of Transactions * This criterion effective June 1, 2011
Resell
2
Non-Commission Co-sell
Referral

SPARC Enterprise Entry-Level, Midrange and High-End M-Series Servers Sales Specialist

4

SPARC Enterprise Entry-Level, Midrange, and High-End M-Series Servers Presales Specialist

4

SPARC Enterprise High-End M-Series Servers Installation (IDO) Specialist

1

SPARC Enterprise High-End Servers Certified Implementation Specialist

 

    2

     

    2

In order to achieve the certifications (2 Oracle Certified Expert, Oracle Solaris 10 Network Administrator and 2 Oracle Certified Expert, Oracle Solaris 10 Security Administrator) above, you need to pass the appropriate exam:


Exam Certification Obtained

Oracle Solaris 10 Network Administrator Certified Expert (CX-310-302)

Prerequisites or additional requirements apply. Please click on the certification link for further clarification

Oracle Certified Expert, Oracle Solaris 10 Network Administrator

Oracle Solaris 10 Security Administrator Certified Expert Exam(CX-310-303)

Prerequisites or additional requirements apply. Please click on the certification link for further clarification

Oracle Certified Expert, Oracle Solaris 10 Security Administrator

 

* The calculation of transactional and revenue figures and thresholds for benefits, and the determination of eligibility for partner levels and benefits will be based on commercial transactions only. Public sector transactions (including federal, state & local, public utility and higher educational entities) will not be included in any determination of partner levels and benefits.

 
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