Cloud Solutions

Is a Cloud-First Strategy Right for Your Business?


By: Mark_Smith

July 11, 2017 8:36 am



Gartner predicts that more than half of global enterprises that already use cloud today will adopt an all-in, or cloud-first, strategy by 2021. Should you do the same, and if so, where should you begin? First, it’s important to understand that a cloud-first strategy is a business strategy that aims to reduce IT costs by transitioning …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Cloud Solutions, SUSE Cloud, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE News, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, Technical Solutions

SUSE Manager 3.1 available in the Public Cloud


By: jgleissner

July 5, 2017 6:58 am



SUSE Manager 3.1 Server and SUSE Manager 3.1 Proxy images are now available in Amazon EC2, Google Compute Engine, and Microsoft Azure. SUSE Manager 3.1 is based on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 and comes with a bunch of new features and usability improvements. See the Release Notes for details. As with previous SUSE …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Cloud Solutions, SUSE Manager, Technical Solutions

Fel, fel, a felhőbe… és az adatközpontokba!

Zsolt Hargitai

By: Zsolt Hargitai

June 13, 2017 8:28 pm



Körülbelül egy éve kezdődött el, és nemrégiben zárult le a folyamat, amelynek során a SUSE átvette a HPE vállalattól az OpenStack és Cloud Foundry eszközöket és szakembereket. A nem titkolt cél az volt ezzel a lépéssel, hogy még szélesebb szolgáltatás- és termékportfóliót kínálhassunk ügyfeleink számára a felhőplatformok és az adatközpontok piacán. Napjainkban a legtöbb adatközpontban …

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Categories: Cloud Solutions, Hungarian, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, Technical Solutions

What Customers Really Think about OpenStack Cloud


By: Mark_Smith

June 13, 2017 7:37 am



According to the French philosopher René Descartes, to know what people really think, pay attention to what they do, rather than what they say. In the light of that wisdom, if you want to know what customers really think about OpenStack cloud software, you should pay attention to what they are doing with it.  Or …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Cloud Solutions, Containers, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud, SUSE News, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, Technical Solutions

Running SAP on AWS [Protera Insight Days Roadshow USA]

By: ecolman

June 7, 2017 4:48 pm



Road trip! During the months of June and July we’ll be on the road and at an AWS office near you in the United States to explore some key questions you may have regarding a move to the public cloud for some or all of your SAP landscape. Discussions will be led by Protera with SUSE …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Solutions

Setting up SUSE Manager in the Public Cloud

By: davidjrocha

May 24, 2017 9:08 am



As companies migrate and run new workloads into the public cloud, the IT challenges organizations face doesn’t change. Organizations need the ability to schedule updates and security patches to their Linux systems. The ability to review and validate systems have been updated or patched is equally important. At SUSE, we offer SUSE Manager that helps …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Cloud Solutions, SUSE Manager Management Pack for Microsoft System Center

SAP-as-a-Service on Microsoft Azure [Webinar]

By: ecolman

May 23, 2017 2:04 pm



A rapidly growing number of companies are considering and evaluating public cloud infrastructure for their mission critical enterprise workloads like SAP. While the promise of public cloud for outsource data center infrastructure, built for global availability, elasticity, and cloud economics is significant – so is the required skill and engineering effort to take full advantage of it. …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Solutions, Technical Solutions

Away With Shenanigans


By: rjschwei

May 16, 2017 5:55 pm



A relic from a time “long” past finally disappears. As of today launching instances from SUSE BYOS images in Google Compute Engine no longer requires any special steps, hurray. Prior to this change it was necessary to subscribe to the suse-byos-cloud [at] googlegroups [dot] com Google-group in order to have access to the BYOS images. …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Cloud Solutions, Enterprise Linux

Running Containers at Scale

By: Andreas Jaeger

May 16, 2017 5:24 am



If you run a larger application that consists of several containers, you want to handle all these containers together – launch them, update them, monitor them etc. While you can develop and run such a containerized application on your single workstation, once the application is ready for production, you might want to distribute it over …

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Ceph vs Swift for OpenStack object storage, why the ‘pros vs cons’ approach to evaluation is a flawed analysis

Jason Phippen

By: Jason Phippen

May 14, 2017 4:08 am



For a casual outside observer there’s a lot in common between Ceph and Swift: they are both open source projects, they have both enjoyed major and ongoing increases in the number of developers actively engaged in improving them, they are both mature, and they both have a legion of fans with serious engineering skills and …

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Categories: Cloud Solutions, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Storage, Technical Solutions