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Day 3 at SUSECON 2016

joanneharris

November 10, 2016 12:30 pm

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Down with the end of SUSECON Day 3 started with Michael talking about the theme ‘Down with Downtime’, “In a world where we always seem to want MORE and MORE of everything, we can all agree that ZERO downtime is best”. He then welcomed Vice President, IBM Power Systems Ecosystem Enablement, Kathy Bennett to discuss …

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Day 2 at SUSECON 2016

joanneharris

November 9, 2016 12:00 pm

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Adapting to Win (with our Partners) Day 2 kicked off with Michael Miller talking about the theme for the day, ‘Adapt to Win’, ‘SUSE storage, cloud and container solutions really help you respond  quickly to changing business needs. Because you have to be quick, but you also have to keep your costs down. Rapid response …

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Day 1 at SUSECON 2016

joanneharris

November 8, 2016 12:00 pm

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Big Launch Day at SUSECON Today was our big launch day so it’s been very exciting here… Michael Miller, President of Alliances and Marketing and the host of SUSECON, welcomed everyone to SUSECON 2016 and introduced the theme of Day 1, ‘Time to Transform,’ and how SUSE, along with its broad partner ecosystem can help …

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Did you know – SUSE has been supporting RHEL for years?

joanneharris

August 19, 2016 5:47 pm

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I know that sounds odd but it’s true. Following our partnership announcement with Mirantis last week, I noticed several quotes in the press from Red Hat saying (SUSE and Mirantis providing support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)) ‘would be confusing and potentially dangerous for customers…’. Well – I’m glad to say that our customers …

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Is Open Source in your DNA? It’s definitely in ours…

joanneharris

July 14, 2016 5:02 am

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As a manager at SUSE, I’m constantly hiring to keep up with our growth and one of the questions I frequently get asked is ‘how would you describe your company culture?’ Now I compare that question to being asked ‘how long is a piece of string’ so I thought I’d write about what I like …

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The Storage Revolution… another?

joanneharris

June 7, 2016 9:00 pm

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So as I was sitting in our partner port at SAP in Waldorf the other day talking with other SUSE folk about our new, exciting partnership that we have with HPE around Storage, my mind started whirring back to my days at Veritas. I remember going to a storage event in London, and being fascinated …

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Live Patching is cool – especially for SAP customers!

joanneharris

May 31, 2016 2:50 pm

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The one thing I constantly hear is that SAP is one of those applications that nobody wants to bring down – ever! We run it internally and it’s constantly in use. If it ever went down, I know it would cause quite a bit of pain for many people on my team. But if you …

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Availability of SAP HANA important to you?

joanneharris

May 19, 2016 11:26 am

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How would zero planned downtime for SAP sound to you? Well now that could actually be attainable. SUSE just introduced SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching to help customers running workloads on the SAP HANA platform, SAP NetWeaver technology platform and other SAP applications reduce the business disruption caused by planned downtime, while maintaining a highly secure IT environment. …

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SUSE Connects SAP Partners and Customers

joanneharris

May 19, 2016 10:37 am

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Do you sell software or services that supports SAP solutions? In case you haven’t heard, we have just launched an ingenious program SUSE Connect that provides a discovery zone for software, web services and special services like consulting from within SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications. The idea is to make it really easy …

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SUSE visits Azure

joanneharris

January 11, 2013 6:06 am

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So today, me and a small group from the Microsoft and SUSE alliance team set off at 5am to visit Microsoft’s data-center at Quincy in Washington State, US. We wanted to see for ourselves, one of the places where SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on Azure may now reside. Situated across the mountains from Seattle and …

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