By: joanneharris

January 25, 2017 8:44 pm

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Is Open Source open to women? Three amazing women offer insight at SUSECON

For the first time at SUSECON, women took center stage in our keynotes – and not just one, but THREE amazing, inspiring women from IBM, Intel and Fujitsu respectively. It’s not that we’re not Open to women joining us on stage (of course we are, we’re the Open Open Source company) – it’s just that […]

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By: joanneharris

November 10, 2016 12:30 pm

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Day 3 at SUSECON 2016

Down with the end of SUSECON Day 3 started with Michael talking about the theme ‘Down with Downtime’, “In a world where we always seem to want MORE and MORE of everything, we can all agree that ZERO downtime is best”. He then welcomed Vice President, IBM Power Systems Ecosystem Enablement, Kathy Bennett to discuss […]

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By: joanneharris

November 9, 2016 12:00 pm

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Day 2 at SUSECON 2016

Adapting to Win (with our Partners) Day 2 kicked off with Michael Miller talking about the theme for the day, ‘Adapt to Win’, ‘SUSE storage, cloud and container solutions really help you respond  quickly to changing business needs. Because you have to be quick, but you also have to keep your costs down. Rapid response […]

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By: joanneharris

November 8, 2016 12:00 pm

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Day 1 at SUSECON 2016

Big Launch Day at SUSECON Today was our big launch day so it’s been very exciting here… Michael Miller, President of Alliances and Marketing and the host of SUSECON, welcomed everyone to SUSECON 2016 and introduced the theme of Day 1, ‘Time to Transform,’ and how SUSE, along with its broad partner ecosystem can help […]

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By: joanneharris

August 19, 2016 5:47 pm

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Did you know – SUSE has been supporting RHEL for years?

I know that sounds odd but it’s true. Following our partnership announcement with Mirantis last week, I noticed several quotes in the press from Red Hat saying (SUSE and Mirantis providing support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)) ‘would be confusing and potentially dangerous for customers…’. Well – I’m glad to say that our customers […]

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By: joanneharris

July 14, 2016 5:02 am

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Is Open Source in your DNA? It’s definitely in ours…

As a manager at SUSE, I’m constantly hiring to keep up with our growth and one of the questions I frequently get asked is ‘how would you describe your company culture?’ Now I compare that question to being asked ‘how long is a piece of string’ so I thought I’d write about what I like […]

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By: joanneharris

June 7, 2016 9:00 pm

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The Storage Revolution… another?

So as I was sitting in our partner port at SAP in Waldorf the other day talking with other SUSE folk about our new, exciting partnership that we have with HPE around Storage, my mind started whirring back to my days at Veritas. I remember going to a storage event in London, and being fascinated […]

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By: joanneharris

May 31, 2016 2:50 pm

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Live Patching is cool – especially for SAP customers!

The one thing I constantly hear is that SAP is one of those applications that nobody wants to bring down – ever! We run it internally and it’s constantly in use. If it ever went down, I know it would cause quite a bit of pain for many people on my team. But if you […]

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By: joanneharris

May 19, 2016 11:26 am

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Availability of SAP HANA important to you?

How would zero planned downtime for SAP sound to you? Well now that could actually be attainable. SUSE just introduced SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching to help customers running workloads on the SAP HANA platform, SAP NetWeaver technology platform and other SAP applications reduce the business disruption caused by planned downtime, while maintaining a highly secure IT environment. […]

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By: joanneharris

May 19, 2016 10:37 am

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SUSE Connects SAP Partners and Customers

Do you sell software or services that supports SAP solutions? In case you haven’t heard, we have just launched an ingenious program SUSE Connect that provides a discovery zone for software, web services and special services like consulting from within SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications. The idea is to make it really easy […]

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