Jo Harris
By: Jo Harris

August 3, 2019 6:49 pm

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#DareToBeDifferent

Last Monday, the most uplifting, liberating thing happened here at SUSE – we had a lady (I refuse to say female – as that sounds like a cat), become our CEO. There she was; stunning, confident and smart. And when she reeled off all the things she did; charities, speeches, presentations…along with having a […]

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Jo Harris
By: Jo Harris

April 3, 2019 10:03 pm

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The Openness Continues: SUSECON Day 2 Recap

We recovered quickly from an amazing country western themed conference party in the technology showcase last night that featured guest appearances from Dolly Parton and Johnny Cash.  Hundreds filled the ballroom and we kicked off the show with a video from one of our SUSECON parody song winners “It’s SUSE I Love”. […]

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Jo Harris
By: Jo Harris

April 2, 2019 9:56 pm

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Our Kind of Open: SUSECON Day 1 Recap

We saddled up and kicked off the first day of SUSECON with a few bangs and heehaws!  Here’s a full recap of the first day of SUSECON. Keynote The keynote opened with a new SUSE parody song “My Kind of Open Source” and immediately after President of Strategy, Alliances and Marketing, Michael […]

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Jo Harris
By: Jo Harris

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) – […]

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Jo Harris
By: Jo Harris

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 […]

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Jo Harris
By: Jo Harris

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 […]

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Jo Harris
By: Jo Harris

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 […]

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Jo Harris
By: Jo Harris

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 […]

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Jo Harris
By: Jo Harris

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 […]

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Jo Harris
By: Jo Harris

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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