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Sleep Safe!: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Now Has Common Criteria Certification at EAL4+

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

May 3, 2016 9:30 am

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Score:5

If you are running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12, you can now sleep better at night with assurance of the quality, security and compliance of your SUSE operating system. The reason is simple. Last month SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 achieved Common Criteria (CC) Certification at the Evaluation Assurance Level 4 (EAL4). The SUSE partner …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views

Back to normal – Azure US East

rjschwei

By: rjschwei

April 27, 2016 3:22 pm

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Score:Unrated

Well, I am happy to report that we are back to normal operation in the Azure US East region as of Wednesday April 27 1:46 A.M. EST. Late last week Azure had network issues and a storage service outage in the US East region…

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Categories: Announcements, Cloud Computing, SLES on Azure

Comparison of UEFI and BIOS – from an operating system perspective

Drew

By: Drew

April 25, 2016 9:17 am

Reads:1,565

Score:5

In a recent blog I discussed the transition from BIOS (Basic Input Output System) to UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) firmware from a hardware perspective. In this blog I’ll address the comparison from the operating system perspective. There is a definite overlap between each …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Comparison of UEFI and BIOS – from a hardware perspective

Drew

By: Drew

April 25, 2016 8:58 am

Reads:1,224

Score:4.86

For the past several years, x86 hardware systems (including desktops, laptops, workstations and servers) have been transitioning from BIOS-based (Basic Input Output System-based) to UEFI-based (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface-based) firmware interfaces. This firmware interface is usually just called “system firmware.” It is the initial code that recognizes the hardware components in the system and initializes …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6 on Dell PowerEdge

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

April 24, 2016 8:33 pm

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Score:5

By Jim Riley, Global Alliance Director at SUSE SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6, the latest and greatest, is now available on Dell PowerEdge systems. We’ve worked with Dell to develop and release a reference architecture that outlines everything that goes in to this joint offering. This new solution brings together the versatility of OpenStack, the improvements …

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Categories: Announcements, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, OpenStack, SUSE OpenStack Cloud

Eight easy steps to SUSE Manager 3: With JeOS!



By: joachimwerner

April 22, 2016 3:53 pm

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Score:5

In the title of my post about what’s new in SUSE Manager 3 I implied that the new release was “sweet and salty”. Now, the “salty” part is easy, because SUSE Manager 3 comes with Salt included. But why “sweet”? Because I suggest taking some JeOS (pronounce “juice”) with your Manager 3. 😉 You may …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Subscription Management Tool, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Manager, Technical Solutions

SUSE ISVs: Go for the Green!

KTate

By: KTate

April 22, 2016 2:18 pm

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Score:Unrated

If you haven’t been to our PartnerNet site recently or accessed your partner benefits, we want to make you aware of some updates we have been making for you, our valued SUSE partners. You will find the web site navigation easier and the content more SUSE-specific. We want to help you see green! From the …

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SUSE Manager 3: Sweet and Salty!



By: joachimwerner

April 21, 2016 1:49 pm

Reads:1,691

Score:5

SUSE Manager 3 empowers your IT, now with “a touch of Salt” Duncan Mac-Vicar Prett has already told the story of how we ended up integrating Salt into SUSE Manager. Now let me explain some of the highlights. Integrating Salt into SUSE Manager is by far the most important change. Using Salt-based configuration management, customers …

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Categories: Announcements, Expert Views, News, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Manager, SUSE OpenStack Cloud, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Virtualizing Windows Made Fast and Easy

Michal Svec

By: Michal Svec

April 20, 2016 1:38 am

Reads:637

Score:5

Shortly after our latest release of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 at the end of last year, we also released the accompanying paravirtualized Windows drivers. They are bundled together in the SUSE Linux Enterprise Virtual Machine Driver Pack. We have always worked with our partners to ensure that SUSE’s implementation of the KVM and …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Virtual Machine Driver Pack, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Focus on SDN: SUSE and Midokura



By: frego

April 11, 2016 4:01 pm

Reads:725

Score:5

SUSE and Midokura, a global leader in software defined networking, have formed a partnership around OpenStack that’s already paying dividends in the form of customer adoption. For a quick overview of how we work together, check out this new SUSE-Midokura solution brief. The software-defined movement is transforming the way that enterprises think about their IT operation. …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, OpenStack, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

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