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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By: Dobrin

March 20, 2019 10:24 pm

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Three Ways Long Term Service Pack Support (LTSS) Makes the Life of Enterprise IT Easier

Before I get to the three amazing things that calm down admins, developers and IT decision makers, I would like to take the opportunity and remind everyone of a few vital dates coming up: March 31, 2019. In other words, NOW. This is when SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11 Service Pack 4 reaches end […]

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Raj Meel
By: Raj Meel

February 7, 2019 6:48 pm

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Explore options for SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 4, End-of-Life Mar 31, 2019

General support for SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 product family, including SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 will be ending on March 31, 2019. What do you need to do? First of all, you still have time on your side to plan a course of action that best suits your needs. Here are some […]

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Michael Tabron
By: Michael Tabron

January 30, 2019 7:19 pm

2,209 views

Is time running out for your SAP Linux support?

In 60 days, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4 will reach the March 31, 2019 end date for General Support. This means that it’s no longer possible to purchase a Priority Support subscription with the updates, proactive fixes for bugs and security vulnerabilities, and unlimited technical support that you depend on. […]

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By: Dobrin

November 13, 2017 10:27 am

1,599 views

Two Fast and Needed Actions to Get the Best Value from Long Term Service Pack Support

Long Term Service Pack Support (LTSS) is our offering designed to increase customer service pack and core server support period for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. Its dates are set per service pack/code base and can be seen in our Lifecycle Pages. In a nutshell, LTSS allows customers to remain on a certain code base past […]

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By: SUSE

February 28, 2017 10:05 am

1,420 views

A game plan to win in regulation or in overtime

My family and friends all know that I am a big fan of the NFL. I can be found parked in my recliner wearing my Carolina Panthers game jersey and watching the games on Sunday, Monday, and Thursday during the regular season, and on Saturdays during the playoffs. It's always with mixed emotions that I […]

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By: Dobrin

January 31, 2017 8:45 am

10,337 views

End of Long Term Service Pack Support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 2

Earlier in the fall, in my older blog post I reminded everyone to check our lifecycle page often and I also cautioned that SLESforSAP11 SP3 is nearing end of general support. I also mentioned that SLES11 SP2 will soon be out of support. The time has come and our colleagues in engineering will pull the […]

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Jo Eames
By: Jo Eames

December 21, 2016 12:50 pm

1,600 views

Making a choice on your support! Why Long term support extensions bring you peace of mind

As with all things here at SUSE we are continually innovating and adapting our products to the latest requirements and demands of our customers’ environments.  But sometimes you may be in a situation where you aren’t quite ready for the latest version of the product.  The balance between innovation/optimizing your datacenter need […]

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By: Dobrin

November 11, 2016 9:18 am

1,536 views

Two Really Good Reasons to Keep an Eye on SUSE’s Lifecycle Page

End of January marks the end of some important events in our product lifecycle calendar. Lifecycle page snippet: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications (SLESforSAP) 11 SP3 nearing end of General Support. Customer options: upgrade to SLESforSAP 11 SP4 or purchase LTSS for SLES11sp3 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 nearing end of Long […]

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By: SUSE

October 6, 2016 9:39 am

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Long term support for SLES 11 SP4 for POWER

SUSE announces Long Term Service Pack Support (LTSS) for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 4 on POWER. Maintaining support for Linux IT infrastructure is a key requirement, particularly for complex business critical systems such as SAP HANA. SUSE has seen a tremendous increase in the adoption of SAP HANA on IBM POWER systems […]

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