Oracle Database 12c Specialization Criteria


The Oracle Database 12c is a qualifying specialization.

The Oracle Database 12c Specialization recognizes partner organizations that are proficient in selling, implementing and/or developing Oracle Database 12c solutions.

Oracle Database 12c continues to lower costs and deliver a higher quality of service by: clustering and consolidating enterprise application databases onto fast, reliable and scalable private clouds, maximizing availability and eliminating idle data center redundancy, accelerating performance by compressing data onto low-cost storage partitions, securely protecting information and enabling compliance, and doubling DBA productivity and reducing the risk of change.

Topics covered in this Specialization include: Market Definition, Trends and Business Drivers, Product Overview, Positioning Points, Pricing and Packaging, Installation and Administration, Performing Backup and Recovery, and Managing the Oracle Database Software.

Oracle partners who achieve this Specialization are differentiated in the marketplace through proven expertise in Oracle Database 12c.

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

Applicable Starting:01–APRIL–2016

Business Criteria
Active OPN Membership at the Gold Level or above
Customer References
# Of Transactions *
Non-Commission Co-sell
Oracle Database 12c Sales Specialist
Oracle Database 12c PreSales Specialist
Oracle Database Cloud Service 2017 Sales Specialist
Oracle Database Cloud Service 2017 PreSales Specialist
General Product Support Specialist
Oracle Cloud Support Specialist
(Oracle Database 12c Certified Implementation Specialist OR
Oracle Database 12Administrator Certified Associate** OR
Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Professional** OR
Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Master**)
Oracle Database Cloud Service 2017 Implementation Specialist Update Assessment**

*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.

**Prerequisites or additional requirements apply

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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