Specialization Criteria for SPARC T2 and T3-Based Series Servers

 

No longer qualifying after July 5, 2013.

Partners attaining the SPARC T2 and T3-Based Servers Specialization will qualify for benefits associated with this Specialization until July 5, 2013. After July 5, 2013, the SPARC T2 and T3-Based Servers Specialization will no longer qualify for the Specialization Benefits, however specialized partners will retain their SPARC T2 and T3-Based 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).

The SPARC T2 and T3-Based Servers Specialization recognizes partner organizations that are proficient in selling and implementing SPARC T2 and T3-Based Server solutions.

Oracle's SPARC T-Series servers combine the multi-core, multi-thread UltraSPARC T-Series processors with the power and flexibility of the Oracle Solaris Operating System. Ideal for multi-threaded commercial and technical applications, these systems deliver up to 256 simultaneous compute threads per server, optimize utilization with built-in virtualization technology, and reduce operating costs with its superior power and space profile. In addition, systems powered by the UltraSPARC T2 or T2 Plus system on a chip processors have multithreaded 10 Gb Ethernet networking (UltraSPARC T2 only), PCI Express I/O expansion, and floating point and cryptographic processing units integrated on the chip.

Topics covered in this Specialization include: identifying sales opportunities for SPARC T2 and T3-Based Servers, positioning SPARC T2 and T3-Based Servers with customers, and installing and configuring SPARC T2 and T3-Based servers.

Oracle partners who achieve this Specialization are differentiated in the marketplace through proven expertise in SPARC T2 and T3-Based Servers.
Specialization Resources

Criteria
Required
Business Criteria
Pre-requisite Specialization
Solaris
Customer References
2
# Of Transactions * This criterion effective June 1, 2011
Resell
2
Non-Commission Co-sell
Referral
SPARC T-Series Servers Sales Specialist Assessment

** Sun Chip Multithreading (CMT) Servers Sales Specialist Assessment (4 Dec 2010 - 4 Oct 2012)
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SPARC T-Series Servers PreSales Specialist Assessment

** Sun Chip Multithreading (CMT) Servers PreSales Specialist Assessment (4 Dec 2010 - 4 Oct 2012)
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SPARC T-Series Servers (was Sun Chip Multithreading (CMT)) Installation (IDO) Specialist Assessment

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SPARC T-Series Servers Certified Implementation Specialist


In order to achieve one of the certifications above, you need to pass the appropriate exam. The details are:


Exam Certification Obtained

Oracle Solaris 10 Network Administrator Certified Expert Exam (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

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* 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.


** These accreditations count towards meeting the competency criteria to join the SPARC T2 and T3-Based Servers Specialization. The SPARC T2 and T3-Based Server Sales Specialist and the SPARC T2 and T3-Based Server PreSales Specialist accreditations earned prior to Dec 2010 can be can be used to receive credit towards this Specialization until October 2012.

 
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