By: rholder

March 8, 2011 1:09 pm


Pfortner of South Africa Develops Products with SUSE Appliance Toolkit

“The demand for customization is enormous in the financial sector, so the ability SUSE Studio gives us to deploy completely new appliances in one or two days is a huge competitive advantage." Aubrey Swanepoel, Managing Director of Pfortner Overview Based in Centurion, South Africa, Novell Partner, Pfortner provides network perimeter security solutions as […]

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Darren Davis
By: Darren Davis

February 16, 2011 10:32 am


Getting Started with the SUSE Appliance Toolkit

The SUSE Appliance Toolkit gives an Independent Software Vendor (ISV) the ability to quickly and easily develop their own software or virtual machine appliances based on SUSE Linux Enterprise. Read about the SUSE Appliance Program here: The Novell Media Gallery has several good demonstrations of the components of the SUSE Appliance Toolkit: […]

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By: epadula

February 16, 2011 12:00 am


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 […]

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By: Peter Schinagl

February 4, 2011 4:30 pm


Appliance Toolkit (ATK) Helper Guide

Appliance Toolkit Landscape OBS openSUSE Build Service (OBS) creates repositories with RPM packages built from sources NCC the Novell Customer Center provides patches and updates to SUSE Linux Enterprise customer SMT Subscription Management Tool (SMT) mirrors the Novell repositories into the corporate network Studio Onsite consume repositories (from OBS and/or SMT) to build appliances SLMS […]

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By: matthewtrichards

January 26, 2010 2:28 pm


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? In the wake of today's announcement, I […]

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