By: linuxscribe

February 15, 2013 12:45 pm

SUSE Studio: Not Just For Lazy People

I am learning lots of new things in my job here at SUSE, skills I have never really had to master in my long tenure as gadfly journalist. There’s the usual stuff, like re-learning the whole corporate team-player thing (Brian, you know it’s not cool to take all of the donuts in the break room […]

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By: linuxscribe

February 5, 2013 7:23 pm

IBM's New Servers Familiar Territory for SUSE

Today’s news that IBM was offering a new line Power Express line of servers with reduced pricing certainly got our attention. It’s not just because the servers are certified to run SUSE Enterprise Linux 11. That’s cool, of course, and customers can also choose to run Red Hat or AIX on the machines as well. […]

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By: linuxscribe

January 24, 2013 9:23 pm

It's Not Just the Systems That Need to Be Integrated

The Internet of Things, the colloquial term used to describe the interconnected network of physical objects reporting their status out to interested listeners (human or machine) on the Internet, is a hot buzzword right now, right up there with big data and cloud computing. But getting things to talk on the Internet is not as […]

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By: linuxscribe

January 23, 2013 8:19 pm

The Biggest Sin of Cloud Deployments

Let’s get something out of the way really quick: if you implement cloud computing within your organization, something’s going to break. No matter how good the technology or skilled the vendor, the fact of the matter is, at least one thing in your organization is going to be ripped apart when cloud computing of any […]

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By: linuxscribe

January 17, 2013 12:04 pm

Exploring the Utter Coolness of Integrated Systems

Integrated systems are cool. I know this already, of course, but when I talk to people like Sabine Soellheim, who does solutions marketing for integrated systems (among other things), I get an excellent reminder in what’s cool about the technology. On the surface, it always seems to be such a simple thing – you have […]

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By: linuxscribe

January 10, 2013 9:49 pm

Despite Quiet, Linux in the Enterprise Is Still Going Strong

If you’re going to have a conversation about technology in the enterprise these days, invariably the talk will turn to one of two things: cloud computing and bring your own device (BYOD) policies. Unless you specifically ask, you’re not going to hear very much about Linux in the blogosphere these days. But that doesn’t mean […]

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By: linuxscribe

January 7, 2013 1:00 pm

What Happens In Vegas…

Doug Jarvis, our Product Marketing Manager for Cloud Solutions, related to me a tale of something interesting that happened in Vegas back in December – and yes, something we can actually tell you about. Doug was attending the Gartner Data Center Conference, a great chance to meet with customer and vendors in the cloud computing […]

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By: linuxscribe

January 2, 2013 8:52 pm

What 2013 Will Bring From The Cloud

One of the key themes that came out of the first SUSEcon in Orlando last year was that cloud computing is not easy. That may seem like a bit of a non sequitor coming from a company that’s making a big effort to promote cloud computing to its customers, but let’s not kid ourselves: as […]

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