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Michael Tabron

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I'm a SUSE Product Marketing Manager focused primarily on Linux solutions for SAP applications including HANA, and IBM Power Systems. I joined SUSE in 2015, and have over 20 years experience with hardware and software marketing.

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Want to leverage Intel Skylake for SAP HANA? 100+ appliances from 6 vendors certified with SUSE Linux

Michael Tabron

October 11, 2017 12:37 pm

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(Note: This is a re-posting of Dirk Oppenkowski’s October 4, 2017 LinkedIn article.) According to the CERTIFIED AND SUPPORTED SAP HANA® HARDWARE DIRECTORY following server vendors have certified appliances using the latest Intel Skylake architecture: Cisco Dell Fujitsu HPE Huawei Lenovo Up to 8 sockets and 12 TB memory are available for following scale-up SAP …

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SUSE Sponsors IBM Conference in the Big Easy

Michael Tabron

October 11, 2017 10:34 am

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Once again SUSE is a proud sponsor of the IBM Power Systems and IBM Storage Technical University this time in New Orleans, also known as “The Big Easy”, the week of October 16th. And with SUSE open source solutions it doesn’t get any “Easy-er” (I’m sorry … that was bad) to deploy and maintain SAP …

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There’s Less to This Than Meets the Eye

Michael Tabron

October 9, 2017 4:01 am

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As the SUSE Product Marketing Manager for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, I’m always interested in what our competitors may be planning. So when a colleague forwarded these tweets, it really piqued my curiosity:   “Great and unique announcements from Red HAT (sic) regarding SAP HANA.” Was my job messaging and differentiating the …

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Transform Your SAP Infrastructure for the Digital Economy

Michael Tabron

September 21, 2017 4:40 am

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Digital assets like customer and operational data have become critical resources for business growth, whether the goal is to increase revenue, improve the customer experience, or to be innovative than the competition. Today’s customers expect instant access to information about products and services across all channels, and they expect personalized interaction. History is littered with …

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3 Important Updates for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

Michael Tabron

August 24, 2017 5:26 am

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Today I have breaking news about SAP HANA and NetWeaver support and certifications for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications. Over the last few weeks there have been three important updates, and it’s all good news. Update #1: Relax. SAP HANA 1.0 Support has been extended. In July this year, SAP announced that maintenance …

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Coop Group Improves Customer Satisfaction with SAP HANA on SUSE Linux and IBM Power

Michael Tabron

August 14, 2017 3:40 pm

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Coop Group is an international retailer who needed to be more agile and responsive to customer requirements for a more flexible shopping experience. To accomplish this, Coop Group wanted near real-time access to important business data. They were already collecting business data in SAP HANA Business Warehouse appliances, but chose to migrate these systems to …

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Achieve faster time to value with Agile IT at SUSECON 2017

Michael Tabron

August 6, 2017 12:48 pm

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In today’s fast paced environment, your business must quickly respond and adapt to constantly fluctuating customer demands and capitalize immediately on market opportunities. Whether it is the launch of a new product, the roll-out of a new internal service, or just responding to a spike in user demand, the business needs things to happen faster …

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Transform Your SAP Infrastructure like a Chameleon: Part 2

Michael Tabron

July 17, 2017 8:58 am

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In my last blog I talked about how the chameleon has a natural ability to change the structure of its skin to change colors in just seconds. It’s not doing this to blend in but to adapt to changes in its environment, attract a mate, react to a rival, or just to express emotions. Similarly …

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Transform Your SAP Infrastructure like a Chameleon: Part 1

Michael Tabron

June 28, 2017 3:08 pm

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It’s a common misconception that a chameleon changes its skin color to match its surroundings as a defense mechanism. Maybe you’ve seen pictures like the one above where the chameleon looks nothing like the objects around it. Actually there are a several different reasons that it changes color. A chameleon regulates its body temperature by …

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Agile Transition to SAP S/4HANA Using the SLO Approach

Michael Tabron

June 1, 2017 11:43 am

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The transition from today’s SAP environments to SAP S/4HANA is an important initiative, but many companies are understandably concerned about getting it right. This is a guest blog by Jan Durinda of Datavard, a SUSE partner and an SAP partner who offers an innovative solution for a smooth transition for SAP data to the S/4HANA …

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