Expert Views

The decline and fall of the enterprise array, is the gate opening wider for SDS?

Jason Phippen

By: Jason Phippen

June 22, 2016 6:13 am



Here’s a few hard facts about the enterprise storage market from the bellwether of market share, IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker: The value of global storage sales is down to $8.2bn, a YoY decline of 7% ODM (Original Designing Manufacturer) sales to hyperscale environments is down a staggering 39% £681m. Server based storage is …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Expert Views, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Storage

On our way to digital transformation


By: Sabine_Marketing_DACH

June 22, 2016 5:50 am



One of many aspects and drivers of digital transformation is the Internet of Things. Cisco claims that in 2020 there will be 3.4 connected devices per human being or 26.3 billion connected devices in total. For many years the Internet of Things has been a hype, but now we are seeing it maturing and with …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, SUSE Storage, Virtualization

Breaking the Ice with SUSE and Intel – Trends in HPC

Jeff Reser

By: Jeff Reser

June 21, 2016 7:20 am



According to IDC, HPC is still expected to be a growth market, with new technologies emerging in big data and hybrid cloud applications.  But while a few years ago the HPC resurgence was mainly in hardware with growing processing power, this time around the technological advances are driven by software. We’ve reached an inflection point …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for High Performance Computing

Are you Left Brain or Right Brain?

By: rajmeel2

June 20, 2016 12:20 pm



As I was looking for best way to describe the two brains, I came across the following at UCMAS whose mission statement is “Discover the Genuis within”, which is exactly what I was looking to communicate but in the context of IT. So, here we go with the excerpt. Left brain thinking is verbal and …

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Categories: Events, Expert Views, Technical Solutions

SUSE Aligns with Intel for High Performance Computing Stack

By: Michael Miller

June 20, 2016 10:11 am



I’m here at the iSC conference in Frankfurt, Germany where today Intel announced their new HPC Orchestrator solution which is a combination of technology, support and services aimed at providing the software infrastructure framework and glue needed for vendors and researchers to rapidly develop next-generation HPC systems. In this unique commercial offering, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server …

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Docker and Dads

Kent Wimmer

By: Kent Wimmer

June 19, 2016 12:08 pm



I’m one of those lucky guys who woke up this morning with a 5-year-old’s arms around my neck and cries of “Happy Father’s Day!” Even the teenagers smiled, didn’t protest too much as they brought me breakfast (eggs for protein and fruit to keep me healthy). And they all tried to understand what on earth …

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High Performance Computing, OpenHPC & SUSE

By: Michael Miller

June 16, 2016 9:37 am



Not long ago, High Performance Computing technology was really only viable in highly specialized research labs and universities running special projects. Picture mysterious room-sized machines and technicians in white lab coats… But today, use of HPC has spread rapidly across all sectors and addresses a wide variety of computing challenges. The once far-fetched goal of …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views

The Power of 3


By: jphippen

June 15, 2016 8:20 am



The power of three: Software Defined Object, File, and Block on the same system. Choosing a storage approach for the modern data centre involves quite a few calculations and considerations. If you’re a typical enterprise, you’ve probably virtualised just about every server you can, and that means choosing a solution that will fit in smartly …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Enterprise Storage

A truly enlightening keynote: SUSE at SaltConf 2016

By: joachimwerner

June 15, 2016 2:50 am



One of my last posts was from Salt Lake City, where Don Vosburg and I delivered one of the keynotes at SaltStack‘s SaltConf and launched SUSE Manager 3. For those of you who didn’t have the opportunity to see the keynote or just want to watch it one more time, we’ve now compiled a 25 minute …

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Categories: Events, Expert Views, SUSE Manager, Technical Solutions

SUSE Receives Ericsson Supplier Award 2016 for Software Eco-System Excellence

Rob McMurtrie

By: Rob McMurtrie

June 10, 2016 11:21 am



By Ton Musters, Vice President of EMEA Sales at SUSE Last week SUSE received the Ericsson Supplier Award 2016 for Software Eco-System Excellence at the Ericsson award ceremony in Stockholm. SUSE was recognized for its ability to adapt and integrate its products in complex, multi-vendor environments. The Ericsson Supplier Award 2016 for Software Eco-system Excellence …

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