By: Michael Tabron

April 14, 2022 7:41 pm

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How to migrate to SAP applications in the cloud

Increasing numbers of organizations are turning to the cloud to support their SAP applications. The cloud appeals to them for several reasons — it has built-in fault tolerance; it scales easily with demand; and it reduces capital expenditures by offloading the responsibility for hardware support onto the cloud provider. However, moving to the cloud isn’[…]

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By: Michael Tabron

December 2, 2020 3:23 pm

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New IBM Redpaper: SUSE and IBM Power Systems for SAP HANA

It’s now been a little over five years since IBM announced SAP-validated support for SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems. At that time (and for about 2 years), SUSE Linux Enterprise Server was the only supported operating environment and, given the pent-up interest in running SAP HANA on Power, I thought it would be […]

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By: Michael Tabron

April 29, 2020 8:04 am

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Required Actions for a Successful SAP S/4HANA Deployment

With every successful software or system deployment, whether it’s an upgrade or a brand new rollout, you must critically evaluate the process from start to finish. Any current customized code must be vetted to ensure it will work seamlessly with the new software and processes. You must also decide which type of rollout is […]

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By: Michael Tabron

April 27, 2020 11:24 am

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How Do Customers Support SAP S/4HANA Deployment Decisions?

Between 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 started to evaluate the case for migration or are running […]

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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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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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By: Michael Tabron

July 15, 2019 7:22 pm

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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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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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