Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

January 19, 2018 5:04 pm

83 views

Don’t miss these SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems webinars

If you’re one of over a thousand customers who’ve implemented SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems over the last couple of years, then you’ve taken a major step toward transforming your business. Maybe you didn’t realize it, but SAP’s strategy going forward is open source and it’s built exclusively on Linux. So when SAP talks […]

Read More


Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

December 8, 2017 11:30 am

2,669 views

SAP HANA customer adoption at supersonic speed

Back in August I wrote a blog about important updates for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, and I gave a shout out to SUSE alliance partner IBM for two years delivering SAP HANA solutions on the Power Systems platform. Well a few months later they achieved a significant milestone. There are now 1000 […]

Read More


Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

November 27, 2017 1:53 pm

1,543 views

No more "hurry up and wait" with SAP HANA deployments in the Public Cloud

Recently I was returning from an international business trip, and got a pleasant surprise when I got off of the plane at New York’s JFK airport. There was an airline agent waiting to give me an “Express Connection” pass. Now if you’ve never been to JFK, let me tell you it is one big, busy […]

Read More


Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

October 11, 2017 12:37 pm

870 views

Want to leverage Intel Skylake for SAP HANA? 100+ appliances from 6 vendors certified with SUSE Linux

(Note: This is a re-posting of Dirk Oppenkowski’s October 4, 2017 LinkedIn article.) According to the CERTIFIED AND SUPPORTED SAP HANA® HARDWARE DIRECTORY following server vendors have certified appliances using the latest Intel Skylake architecture: Cisco Dell Fujitsu HPE Huawei Lenovo Up to 8 sockets and 12 TB memory are available for following scale-up SAP […]

Read More


Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

October 11, 2017 10:34 am

1,667 views

SUSE Sponsors IBM Conference in the Big Easy

Once again SUSE is a proud sponsor of the IBM Power Systems and IBM Storage Technical University this time in New Orleans, also known as “The Big Easy”, the week of October 16th. And with SUSE open source solutions it doesn’t get any “Easy-er” (I’m sorry … that was bad) to deploy and maintain SAP […]

Read More


Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

October 9, 2017 4:01 am

905 views

There’s Less to This Than Meets the Eye

As the SUSE Product Marketing Manager for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, I’m always interested in what our competitors may be planning. So when a colleague forwarded these tweets, it really piqued my curiosity:   “Great and unique announcements from Red HAT (sic) regarding SAP HANA.” Was my job messaging and differentiating the […]

Read More


Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

September 21, 2017 4:40 am

325 views

Transform Your SAP Infrastructure for the Digital Economy

Digital assets like customer and operational data have become critical resources for business growth, whether the goal is to increase revenue, improve the customer experience, or to be innovative than the competition. Today’s customers expect instant access to information about products and services across all channels, and they expect personalized interaction. History is littered with […]

Read More


Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

August 24, 2017 5:26 am

1,900 views

3 Important Updates for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

Today I have breaking news about SAP HANA and NetWeaver support and certifications for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications. Over the last few weeks there have been three important updates, and it’s all good news. Update #1: Relax. SAP HANA 1.0 Support has been extended. In July this year, SAP announced that maintenance […]

Read More


Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

August 14, 2017 3:40 pm

628 views

Coop Group Improves Customer Satisfaction with SAP HANA on SUSE Linux and IBM Power

Coop Group is an international retailer who needed to be more agile and responsive to customer requirements for a more flexible shopping experience. To accomplish this, Coop Group wanted near real-time access to important business data. They were already collecting business data in SAP HANA Business Warehouse appliances, but chose to migrate these systems to […]

Read More


Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

August 6, 2017 12:48 pm

1,128 views

Achieve faster time to value with Agile IT at SUSECON 2017

In today’s fast paced environment, your business must quickly respond and adapt to constantly fluctuating customer demands and capitalize immediately on market opportunities. Whether it is the launch of a new product, the roll-out of a new internal service, or just responding to a spike in user demand, the business needs things to happen faster […]

Read More