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Define your future with IBM Power Systems at SUSECON 2016

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Are you ready to define your future? IBM has long partnered with open source software company SUSE, and this year IBM Power Systems is a sponsor of SUSECON 2016 in Washington DC, 7 – 11 November 2016 at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park.

SUSECON is a great opportunity to learn about the newest capabilities on IBM Power Systems, including the business and performance benefits clients can expect when deploying SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems.

Whether you are already planning on attending the conference and want to know what activities Power Systems is planning or are looking for some good reasons to register, here’s what you can expect from us at SUSECON:

Demos and experts

As you make your way around the technology showcase, stop by Booth #905 and check out IBM technologies on display, along with two demos to learn how Power Systems delivers the flexibility, resiliency and performance needed to run SAP HANA.  At the booth you will also be able to schedule an Ask the Experts meeting hosted in the IBM hospitality suite, and get your SAP HANA on Power questions answered.

An executive keynote

On Thursday, 10 November, there will be an executive keynote presentation in which Kathy Bennett (VP, IBM Systems ISV Ecosystem Development  and Support) will take the stage and have a conversation with a SUSE executive.

HANA on Power breakout sessions

Sessions and learning are the heart of conferences, and at SUSECON, IBM Power Systems will be presenting two HANA on Power focused breakout sessions:

1. Session CAS91545: Large SAP migration to SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems with SLES for a Private Cloud
Date and time:
Tuesday, 8 November, 10:15 – 11:15 AM
Speaker: Carsten Dieterle
Room: Maryland C

In this session, Carsten Dieterle, leading SAP Solution Architect with IBM, will talk about a first-of-a-kind solution for setting up SAP HANA on an IBM Power Systems private cloud solution in the data center of a large customer in the automotive arena.

2. Session: SPO91539: Best Practice: Hamm-Reno Group with SAP HANA on IBM  Power Systems with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Date and time:
Wednesday, 9 November, 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Speaker: Carsten Dieterle
Room: Virginia A

Learn why Germany-based footwear distributor HR-Group moved their SAP Business Warehouse (BW) from an Intel appliance to IBM Power Systems.

Check out the full schedule of sessions at SUSECON 2016 and add the above sessions to your schedule

Register here and join in on the action at SUSECON. We look forward to seeing you at IBM Power Systems Booth #905!

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