SPARC T4-Based Servers Specialization Criteria

 

SPARC T4-Based Servers is a Qualifying Specialization.

The SPARC T4-Based Servers Specialization recognizes partner organizations that are proficient in selling and implementing SPARC T4-Based servers.

SPARC T4-Based servers with Oracle Solaris are optimized for Oracle enterprise software. With a 5x increase in single-thread performance over the SPARC T2 and T3-based servers, large memory capacity, massive I/O performance, built-in virtualization, and extreme reliability, availability and security, the SPARC T4-Based servers also serve as an efficient platform for consolidating and virtualizing mission-critical workloads.

Topics covered in this Specialization include hardware installation, setup, and configuration.

Oracle partners who achieve this Specialization are differentiated in the marketplace through proven expertise in SPARC T4-Based server-based solutions.



View the Product Mapping to Specialization (XLS) and set the filter to view products covered in a specific Specialization.

Effective April 1, 2014, this Product Mapping document has been updated with guidance on which types of transactions and references will be counted towards specialization criteria for on premise versus cloud specializations. As a courtesy during this notification period, the on premise and cloud transactions and references will count towards both the cloud and on premise version of this specialization until October 1, 2014. After October 1, 2014, the criteria must be fulfilled with the correct versions of the product transactions and customer references.


Applicable Date: 01-APR-2014

Criteria
Required
Business Criteria
Active OPN Membership at the Gold Level or above
Check
Pre-requisite Specialization
Oracle Solaris 10
or
Oracle Solaris 11
Customer References
2
# Of Transactions *
Resell
2
Non-Commission Co-sell
Referral

SPARC T4-Based Servers Sales Specialist

2

SPARC T4-Based Servers PreSales Specialist

2

General Product Support Specialist v4.0

1

SPARC T4-Based Servers Certified Implementation Specialist

SPARC T4-Based Server Installation Essentials (1Z0-597)

1

OR

Valid Until: 01-OCT-2014

Criteria
Required
Business Criteria
Active OPN Membership at the Gold Level or above
Check
Pre-requisite Specialization
Oracle Solaris 10
or
Oracle Solaris 11
Customer References
2
# Of Transactions *
Resell
2
Non-Commission Co-sell
Referral

SPARC T4-Based Servers Sales Specialist

2

SPARC T4-Based Servers PreSales Specialist

2

General Product Support Assessment (v3.0)

1

SPARC T4-Based Servers Certified Implementation Specialist

SPARC T4-Based Server Installation Essentials (1Z0-597)

1

*U.S. and Canada: Partners in the U.S. and Canada may include transactions with public sector entities for the purposes of achieving Specialization status. However, transactions with public sector entities will not be included in determining any benefit associated with either Specialization or Oracle PartnerNetwork membership (other than Specialization status and use of the associated logo) that is based on the number of transactions, revenue amounts, or any other metric based on sales. Public sector entities include any government, legislature or decision making body, judiciary, court, instrumentality, department, or agency at any level (national, state, city, local, municipal or otherwise); entities managed, controlled or majority owned by government interests; public organizations or foundations of any kind (including political parties, political organizations, or political candidates); and any public international organization, such as, but not limited to, the International Red Cross, United Nations, or the World Bank; and public utilities, public higher education, public K-12 schools, or public healthcare business entities. Availability of Specialization Benefits and Tools is subject to the OPN Policies.


For questions about the availability of a specific assessment test or any other criteria, please contact the Oracle Partner Business Center.

 
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