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Naji Almahmoud

Naji Almahmoud

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About Naji Almahmoud

Naji Almahmoud serves as Senior Director of Global Business Development at SUSE. He is responsible for researching new types of business/products/services with an emphasis on identifying gaps in the mitigation of needs of potential clients, attracting new customers, penetrating existing markets, and creating new markets. Also, he serves as Senior Director of SAP Global Alliance at Attachmate | NetIQ | Novell | SUSE. He is responsible for setting the alliance's strategic direction and working with SAP to gain a competitive advantage.

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Technical Training Series from SAP and SUSE

Naji Almahmoud

March 28, 2014 8:56 am

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Join SAP along with SUSE: Get Enabled to Build and Monetize Industry-Leading Solutions Together with SAP we are creating a series of Webcasts showing how SAP and SUSE enables partners to innovate on SAP HANA and using SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. Jump-Start Technical Training Series These Webcasts will provide in-depth product overviews describing how to …

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“Into the Real-Time Age Together with SUSE”

Naji Almahmoud

February 28, 2014 3:27 am

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SAP Vice President Chris Hallenbeck at SUSECon 2013: “Into the Real-Time Age Together with SUSE” “HANA is just the start. We embarked on this journey with SUSE and we’ll continue on it with SUSE.” Chris Hallenbeck, Global Vice President of HANA Solution Management at SAP, used these words in his keynote speech at SUSECon 2013 in …

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What did I learn from SAP in 10 years of partnership?

Naji Almahmoud

February 11, 2014 12:12 pm

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Introduction Early 2004, I joined the EMEA Alliance team at Novell following the acquisition of SUSE few months earlier. Given my background in software development of business applications, I was pleased to be responsible for Oracle alliance in EMEA and for SAP Alliance globally. For couple of years I engaged actively with Oracle team in …

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Powered by OpenStack: Private Cloud on the Rise

Naji Almahmoud

February 7, 2014 9:32 am

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With its followers growing in number, OpenStack is set to achieve the similar success as Linux – which became the most famous open source software project in just two decades. The OpenStack Community has attracted over 13,000 members across 132 countries and has over 150 participating companies – which is why the foundation considers OpenStack …

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Cloud Computing – Enabling Change: Also First Choice for SAP HANA®

Naji Almahmoud

January 31, 2014 4:37 am

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We all see it whenever we look up into the sky: clouds are transient formations. Depending on the weather conditions, they can provide the backdrop to a pleasant evening or herald the onset of severe storms. Something true about these clouds, they constantly CHANGE! These clouds are very different from those that enable users to …

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High Availability for SAP: SUSE Linux Offers 99.999 Percent

Naji Almahmoud

January 20, 2014 2:17 pm

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Whether it is Business Suite®, NetWeaver®, ERP®, or CRM®, when it comes to the reliability of business-critical SAP systems, I have noticed that most companies are no longer willing to compromise and now demand a high availability rate up to  99.999 percent. In other words, an application must never be down for longer than 5 minutes …

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SUSE Linux Gives SAP HANA® Wings

Naji Almahmoud

January 9, 2014 4:03 pm

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Over 2,100 companies of different sizes and from all sectors of industry already use SAP’s in-memory appliance, HANA – benefitting from quicker transactions, analysis, planning, as well as forecast and trend evaluation. This is backed up by countless practical examples. In its latest reference customer blog, SAP writes that HANA has enabled the Mercedes subsidiary, AMG, …

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Enterprise Linux Everywhere: SAP HANA, ERP, Database, Mobile, and Cloud

Naji Almahmoud

July 19, 2013 9:57 pm

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Since the first release of Linux kernel in October 1991 by Linus Torvalds, happy coincidence and hard work of people projected this UNIX-like computer operating system to incredible market positions. Linux today is present in: Mobile devices, thanks to Android (using Linux kernel) , where 400 million Android devices activated in 2012 More than 90% …

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