By: Naji Almahmoud

May 19, 2017 12:23 am

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10 years ago! expanding support options to SAP customers

Ten years ago, specifically May 15, 2007, SUSE and SAP announced expanded Linux support options for customers (Press Release). Mike Schmidt-Holzmann, my alliance counterpart at SAP, and I started the discussion of joint customer support options early 2006 until we captured management attention. Back then and for several months the SUSE team led by me […]

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By: Naji Almahmoud

March 22, 2017 11:41 pm

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Are you looking for a job working with leading technology partners?

  We are hiring! Join the SUSE Global Alliances team, an international team that enjoys working with technology partners. Our mission is to provide SUSE customers the freedom of choice to run their preferred IT environment fully supported on SUSE technology. We are a team of confident and experienced leaders at the service of our […]

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By: Naji Almahmoud

October 28, 2016 12:12 pm

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One Year After Formally Entering the Storage Market, SUSE Named to Gartner’s 2016 Magic Quadrant for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage

February 2015, SUSE announced the first release of SUSE Enterprise Storage – Powered by Ceph and one year later, SUSE named to Gartner’s 2016 Magic Quadrant for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage. This is a significant achievement and technology vendors know what it takes to be named on Gartner’s Magic Quadrant. Some of the requirements are […]

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By: Naji Almahmoud

September 14, 2016 1:17 am

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Courage is Accepting Being "Alone"

10 Years Ago Go to Nov. 2, 2006 when by then Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Novell (SUSE) CEO Ron Hovsepian jointly broke the news around broad collaboration on Windows and Linux. The market and community reactions were very mixed and to some extreme level calling for boycott. Today, the famous motto is Microsoft loves […]

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By: Naji Almahmoud

June 19, 2016 9:11 am

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7 Customers Running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for HPC

Below a list of benefits achieved by each HPC customer running SUSE Linux Enterprise for HPC. Click on logo to access more information on the customer use case.   Increased stability and performance of messaging systems Ensured enterprise-class availability Low maintenance/monitoring effort: 10,000-user email system managed by just two engineers Able to reach important segments […]

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By: Naji Almahmoud

December 17, 2015 11:07 am

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New Technology Available in 2015

Apply security fixes to your IT systems with zero interruption It is called live patching that enable you to keep your IT system running while mitigating new threats. In other word, no more panic when the market discover new operating system vulnerability. New technology protect your operating system as it keeps running. Less than a […]

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By: Naji Almahmoud

November 18, 2015 7:35 am

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Carpe Diem; Reach to Billions of Users

Half of the world’s population have a mobile device that connect us (billions) to each other. That’s no surprise everyone and mobile apps are at the heart of human interactions. Businesses want to acquire customers who are reachable through business apps. We used decades ago, me one of those, to develop software applications on a […]

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By: Naji Almahmoud

October 15, 2015 8:16 am

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4 Good Behaviors to Manage Competitor Announcement with Alliance Partner

Thirty years of experience in the IT market taught how to nurture and appreciate alliance management. It is building relationships with joint business development in mind. Your alliance partner announces partnership with your competitor. How shall you manage your partner relationship and your company/market reactions? Competitive markets pressure companies to constantly seek differentiation through innovation and […]

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By: Naji Almahmoud

September 22, 2014 12:12 am

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Simpler Future with SAP and Partners: Your Choice of Innovation at Lower Cost and Higher Performance

Numerous practical examples demonstrate that SAP solutions with partners are continuing to make great strides in the IT market. This is especially true for SAP customers who migrate their business-critical applications to save costs and increase availability and system performance, including companies that rely on the in-memory database SAP HANA or want to make their […]

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By: Naji Almahmoud

March 28, 2014 8:56 am

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Technical Training Series from SAP and SUSE

Join SAP along with SUSE: Get Enabled to Build and Monetize Industry-Leading Solutions Together with SAP we are creating a series of Webcasts showing how SAP and SUSE enables partners to innovate on SAP HANA and using SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. Jump-Start Technical Training Series These Webcasts will provide in-depth product overviews describing how to […]

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