Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

February 3, 2020 6:24 pm

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What Drives Deployment Decisions for SAP S/4HANA Early 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 (90 percent) have (at least) begun the process of evaluating the case […]

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Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

September 9, 2019 6:26 pm

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Join the Best at SAP TechEd Las Vegas 2019

The SAP TechEd conference in Las Vegas will be here before you know it and, as always, SUSE will be there. Come to Booth #325 and learn why SUSE is the trusted and preferred open source platform for SAP environments. We will have experts on hand who can talk in detail about ways to enhance […]

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Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

July 15, 2019 7:22 pm

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Join the Best for your SAP Digital Core on IBM Power Systems

To win a relay race, you not only need top performing runners but also teammates who work well together. No matter how fast the runners are for their respective legs in the race, working together for well-executed hand-offs is critical to the win. Similarly, you need a strong team that works together seamlessly for your […]

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Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

May 29, 2019 12:39 pm

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The SAP Technical Architect as a Super Hero

I’ve always been a fan of the action movie genre and, more recently, the series of movies about heroes in the comic books I enjoyed when I was a kid. For me, back then, it was all about each character’s special powers. I just wanted to understand, first, how they got their abilities […]

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Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

April 26, 2019 2:02 pm

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Trusted, open innovation that matters for SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems

It’s been about 5 years since SUSE started collaborating with IBM to deliver SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems. I remember because I was the Product Manager for analytics solutions in the IBM Power organization at the time who was responsible for getting it to market. We had a growing number of customers who […]

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Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

April 17, 2019 9:00 am

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A Special Offer for SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems Early Adopters

In my blog, “Is time running out for your SAP Linux support?”, I talked about SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4 soon reaching its March 31, 2019 end date for General Support. This date has passed. To maintain support you have a choice of either upgrading to a currently supported […]

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Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

October 8, 2018 8:55 am

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Countdown to IBM Systems Technical University in Hollywood, Florida

In SEVEN short days there will be another IBM Systems Technical University featuring IBM Power Systems in Hollywood, Florida from October 15 – 19, 2018. Over the last few years, the SUSE team has delivered presentations at SIX different “Tech U” events around the world. This FIVE-day conference is a great opportunity for you […]

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Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

October 3, 2018 9:08 am

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Transitioning to SAP S/4HANA Part 3: On-Premise? Cloud? Or Both?

Our new white paper “Migration to SAP S/4HANA – Master the Way into the Future with SUSE.” addresses the decision made by SAP to run its in-memory database exclusively on the Linux operating system as of 2025. But you have some flexibility in deciding where to deploy your systems. In my first two […]

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Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

September 25, 2018 7:17 pm

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Transitioning to SAP S/4HANA Part 2: The Future Belongs to Linux

In Part 1 of this blog series, I introduced our new white paper “Migration to SAP S/4HANA – Master the Way into the Future with SUSE.” It strongly points out that the planning that is necessary for the migration to SAP HANA (and therefore to Linux) as well as to SAP S/4HANA should […]

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Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

September 19, 2018 6:15 pm

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Transitioning to SAP S/4HANA Part 1: SAP HANA and Linux Herald a New Era

It’s the dawn of a new era: SAP has announced that maintenance for its standard ERP systems (which typically run on Windows and UNIX) and for SAP Business Suite will end in 2025. And what’s arguably more important is that also the support for relational databases, such as Oracle, DB2, and MS SQL […]

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