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Michael Tabron

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 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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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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