AMSTERDAM, Nov. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- (SUSECon 2015) SUSE® today announced Westinghouse Electric Company is the first recipient of the SUSE "Always Open" Customer of the Year award for the North America region. The company is being recognized for excellence in using SUSE solutions to "control, optimize and innovate" its IT environment. Westinghouse is migrating its SAP workloads to SUSE Linux Enterprise to take advantage of the features provided by SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications and the close development relationship between SUSE and SAP.
"We have gone through some pretty significant growth at Westinghouse over the last 15 years, and we need to deploy the right technology to keep up and arm us for the future," said Charles Newara, SAP technical lead/architect for Westinghouse. "We're pleased to be recognized for the results we're achieving with SUSE Linux Enterprise in our business."
While migrating approximately 10 SAP solution environments to run on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Westinghouse is also benefiting from increased uptime with SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension and improved system maintenance with SUSE Manager and SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching.
SUSE's Always Open Customers and Partners of the Year are accepting their awards this week at SUSECon, SUSE's global end-user conference being held in Amsterdam. For more information about SUSE solutions for enterprise customers, visit www.suse.com/solutions.
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