Last Day at SAPPHIRE NOW – All about Digital Transformation | SUSE Communities

Last Day at SAPPHIRE NOW – All about Digital Transformation


The digital economy is a very real phenomenon. While it may have started the day the first person connected to the internet, today we’ve reached a critical mass where digital modes of interaction dominate enough spheres of activity – promising only to grow – that businesses choosing to ignore the digital economy do so at their own peril.

Today SUSE CTO Thomas Di Giacomo provide you with more insights on digital transformation

Session ID: 44256

Theater 4, 11:30 am – 11:50 am

Start Digital Transformation to SAP HANA/SAP Cloud Platform on Open Source

Many SAP customers need to adjust internal business processes and IT infrastructure in order to better compete in today’s digital economy. To do this, they look toward their IT infrastructure as a key driver to meet their business objectives. Learn how SUSE can help you transform your legacy technology infrastructure into a digital environment.

Learn how partner like HPE, VMware and Lenovo work with SUSE to implement digital transformation

  • 11:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m. HPE (Booth 456): SUSE & HPE: Teaming for Customer success with SAP HANA (Mike Nelson)
  • 12:30 – 1 p.m. VMware (Booth 853): Achieving zero-downtime with SAP on vSphere (Gaby Beitler)
  • 1 p.m. Lenovo (Booth 881): Tackle your growing storage needs with SUSE and Lenovo’s scalable and cost-effective software defined solution for SAP HANA

Visit the SUSE mini theatre  (booth 559) for more sessions:

10:30 – 11:00 SUSE Michael Tabron; Product Marketing Manager Building an Infrastructure that is Ready for Digital Transformation
11:10 – 11:40 SAP ASE Group Amit Satoor- Sr. Director, Product & Solution Marketing, SAP Changing World of Transactions: Mobile, Social, IoT and Blockchain
11:50 – 12:20 Hillarys Julian Bond (Head of ICT, Hillarys) Moving to S4/HANA? Why consider SLES for SAP?
12:30 – 13:00 Deloitte Christopher Dinkel

Managing Director, IT Leader – Data Analysis

Deloitte Consulting

Deloitte’s Business Case for Analytics on SAP HANA
13:00 – 13:30      
13:30 – 14:00 Revelation Rick Porter; VP Business Developmet Speeding Up the Enterprise: SAP DevOps and Automated Change Control Orchestration
14:10 – 14:40 Netapp Toby Brandl, Sr. SAP Solutions Architect Running SAP applications in a hybrid cloud built on NetApp Data Fabric
14:50 – 15:20 Symmetry Corp Matt Lonstine, Director of Client Services Symmetry Powers the HANA Cloud with SUSE


Don’t miss to talk to our experts and co-exhibiting partners, who represent a broad set of software and services offerings for the digital transformation of SAP solutions:



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