Cyber News Service
Mumbai, Sep 12
Oracle Corp has announced that membership in Oracle Technology Network (OTN)
in India has grown to about 50,000 registered users, making India the largest
country in Asia Pacific in terms of OTN registrations. Worldwide the members
have surpassed one million, growing at an extraordinary rate of over 2,000
members per day. Membership worldwide has grown at an exceptional rate of 220
percent over the past year, and is expected to continue growing at an average of
over 60,000 members per month.
"OTN is a showcase example of how to build a community," said
Anthony C Picardi, Senior VP (Global Software), IDC. "OTN has been
successful among developers worldwide because it acts as a career facilitator.
Developers are getting much more than just free software. They're signing onto a
network of developer education and career resources."
As members of OTN, developers worldwide have access to free software and
services necessary to help them successfully build valuable businesses around
the Oracle Internet platform. OTN members work with the latest, open Internet
technologies in conjunction with Oracle's Internet Platform and application
development tools. Members receive the benefit of downloading Oracle software
free-of-charge, and have access to online support, educational materials,
discussion forums, Internet developer conferences and Oracle certified
OTN is the definitive technical resource for building applications for the
Oracle Internet Platform. It is a membership-based online technical community
for Internet developers, supporting and facilitating its development efforts by
providing the latest technical information on a wide variety of Oracle's
products and technologies.