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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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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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PRODUCT UPDATE: Extending feature availability of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

Michael Tabron

May 24, 2017 9:09 am

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At SUSECON 2016 we announced SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 for SAP Applications with many new features to accelerate deployment of SAP applications and create a more resilient and secure SAP environment.  These features are now available for IBM Power Systems, and for a prior release of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 for SAP …

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SUSE at IBM Systems Technical University – Orlando, Florida May 22 – 26

Michael Tabron

May 15, 2017 8:41 am

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This time the IBM Systems Technical University is in Orlando the week of May 22nd, and once again my colleagues and I will be there showcasing SUSE solutions for IBM Power Systems. Power Systems servers are designed for Big Data and analytics, and there are a lot of mission-critical SAP ERP and BPM systems deployed …

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Keep your SAP systems rolling with SUSE Live Patching

Michael Tabron

April 27, 2017 3:25 pm

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I recently saw a Facebook post showing a motorized toy train on a wooden track made up of four interlocking arcs that formed a semi-circle. Over the track was a robotic arm that repeatedly assessed the location of the train and then moved a section of the track in front of it. The train ran …

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Is your datacenter futureproof?

Michael Tabron

April 3, 2017 6:59 am

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Blame mobile devices. All of them. Smartphones, tablets, smart watches, fitness trackers – anything that provides gives you data. As consumers, we are spoiled by personalized instant access to news, weather and sports, answers to random questions, information about products and services, calories we’ve consumed and burned, and constant contact with friends and family. It’s …

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A game plan to win in regulation or in overtime

Michael Tabron

February 28, 2017 10:05 am

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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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Is it possible to innovate too fast?

Michael Tabron

January 5, 2017 9:22 am

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One of my colleagues, Hannes Kuehnemund, was talking to someone at SAP about all of the enhancements we announced at SUSECON for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 Service Pack 2. The gentleman’s response was that SUSE is “innovating too fast.” “Innovating too fast?” Is that even possible in a perfect storm of …

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PRODUCT UPDATES: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server running on IBM Power Systems

Michael Tabron

December 6, 2016 12:18 pm

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In November we’ve had two exciting product updates for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server solutions running on IBM Power Systems. The first update in early November at SUSECON we announced SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for POWER 12 Service Pack 2. This enterprise-grade Linux distribution is optimized for POWER8 processor-based systems, enabling you to maintain business continuity …

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