Dirk Oppenkowski
By: Dirk Oppenkowski

February 13, 2020 12:24 pm

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What Drives Deployment Decisions for Average and Late adopters?

Between the months of September and October of 2019, SAPinsider surveyed 217 members of their audience to help understand the progress SAP customers have made with the different types of SAP S/4HANA deployments. The results of that survey found a majority of respondents (66 percent) have yet to start deploying SAP S/4HANA, and 21 percent […]

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Dirk Oppenkowski
By: Dirk Oppenkowski

November 18, 2019 3:39 pm

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SAP HANA is now supported on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1

  Following SUSE Linux Enterprise releases are now supported for SAP HANA:   HANA 2.0 on Intel-based Hardware Platforms SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 GA / SP1 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 GA / SP1 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 / SP3 / SP2 / […]

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Dirk Oppenkowski
By: Dirk Oppenkowski

July 8, 2019 6:50 pm

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Happy 20th Birthday SAP Linux Lab!

[caption id="attachment_72365" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Birthday cake[/caption] 1999 marks the year SAP solutions were deployed on Linux for the first time. To ensure joint support between SAP, server vendors and Linux distributors like SUSE, SAP established the Linux Lab. Over the years many, many projects were successfully concluded, starting with porting  […]

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Dirk Oppenkowski
By: Dirk Oppenkowski

June 18, 2019 1:47 pm

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Where are customers in their SAP S/4HANA migration journey?

[caption id="attachment_71922" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Migration Journey[/caption] A major migration requires careful planning and testing, which take time. One the other hand, waiting longer doesn’t make the upgrade any easier. If you’re a systems engineer or IT specialist contemplating an upgrade to S/4HANA, you might be wondering how your peers […]

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Dirk Oppenkowski
By: Dirk Oppenkowski

October 8, 2018 12:56 pm

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SAP HANA is now supported on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15

Following SUSE Linux Enterprise releases are now supported for SAP HANA:   HANA 2.0 on Intel-based Hardware Platforms SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 GA SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 GA SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 / SP2 / SP1 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 / […]

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Dirk Oppenkowski
By: Dirk Oppenkowski

July 24, 2018 8:30 pm

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Transform Your Organization with SLES and SAP

For people who don’t work at SAP, it sometimes seems like we spend a lot of time writing about SAP. It’s not just because we like our alliance partner; it’s because we know your move to SAP S/4HANA will bring your organization huge benefits, and if you make SUSE a part of […]

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Dirk Oppenkowski
By: Dirk Oppenkowski

July 12, 2018 3:54 pm

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SUSE for SAP S/4HANA: Justifying Your Decision

Migrating your SAP solutions and moving to SAP S/4HANA entails a long process of gathering information and making critical decisions. Now that you’ve decided how and where you want to migrate and which platform you’re using, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. Your biggest priority now should be knowing […]

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Dirk Oppenkowski
By: Dirk Oppenkowski

June 28, 2018 7:19 pm

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Making the Most of SAP S/4HANA: Committing to a Platform

Making the Most of SAP S/4HANA: Committing to a Platform You’ve explored the range of possible solutions for SAP S/4HANA and have made some important decisions: getting a good understanding of your enterprise ecosystem and what data needs to be moved where; opting to work with an SAP migration consultant (or not); and selecting […]

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Dirk Oppenkowski
By: Dirk Oppenkowski

May 24, 2018 7:25 pm

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The Right Path to SAP S/4HANA: the Overview

Your enterprise has made the decision to move to SAP S/4HANA, and now it’s time to explore possible solutions. Your IT team is faced with a number of choices. A few are easy. A few aren’t. One easy choice is whether to work with an SAP migration consultant. Unless you have a particularly […]

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Dirk Oppenkowski
By: Dirk Oppenkowski

May 3, 2018 2:25 pm

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Committing to Change: Next Steps in Your Move to SAP S/4HANA

No doubt you’re aware of SAP’s announcement about moving its applications solely to SAP S/4HANA by 2025. One of our recent blog posts discussed how to assess whether your business needs to make a change—and hopefully by now you’ve seen the benefits of moving to SAP S/4HANA. It’s a smart […]

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