By: rholder

March 8, 2011 1:09 pm

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Pfortner of South Africa Develops Products with SUSE Appliance Toolkit

With SUSE Studio, Pfortner can mitigate risk and accelerate the development cycle by enabling the company to test-drive appliances before deployment.

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By: Darren Davis

February 16, 2011 10:32 am

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Getting Started with the SUSE Appliance Toolkit

So you would like to get started build a software or virtual machine appliance based on SUSE Linux Enterprise. Here are some resources to get you started using the SUSE Appliance Toolkit which includes SUSE Studio.

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By: epadula

February 16, 2011 12:00 am

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Helping IBM Accelerate Its Customers Time to Value

It sure is nice to have customers who are happy with your product. But even nicer is hearing from your customers that their customers are happy too. Recently I had a chance to chat with Jim Lawrie, Product Manager and Aman Lalla, Software Development Analyst in IBM’s Information Management group. I learned that by delivering the Smart Analytics System in a new format as part of the SUSE Appliance Program, IBM customers are able to get business insights and make smart decisions with technology that is easy to implement out of the box.

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By: Peter Schinagl

February 4, 2011 4:30 pm

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Appliance Toolkit (ATK) Helper Guide

SUSE® Studio™ Onsite and the SUSE Lifecycle Management Server connect to the Internet as a default to synchronize to the Novell® Customer Center (NCC). At the Novell Customer Center they access repositories of packages and updates for SUSE Linux Enterprise.

You can use the Subscription Management Tool (SMT) to override the default and do the following:

  • Minimize the bandwidth for downloading packages
  • Prevent SUSE Studio and SUSE Lifecycle Management Server from connecting to the Internet

then there are a few more things to consider during the setup of all components.

This guide explains issues you need to consider during setup if you choose either of these options.

This guide does not replace the installation documentation for the components.

Please read and follow the instructions in the product documentation. The purpose of this guide is to provide additional hints and tips.

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By: matthewtrichards

January 26, 2010 2:28 pm

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Why the SUSE Appliance Toolkit Matters to Enterprises

Based on our recent conversations with enterprise IT Managers and Directors, we’ve seen many pains involved with managing the IT build process. It seems that installing, customizing, and maintaining control over software deployments keeps them awake at night. So how does the SUSE Appliance Toolkit cure this insomnia?

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