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SUSE, IBM, and KVM: Powering the Future of the Mainframe

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By: chabowski

September 18, 2015 8:43 am

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NOTE: A huge “Thank You” to Mary Marks from the Alliance Marketing Team for her contributions to this blog post!   It´s available NOW! After the announcement at LinuxCon about a month ago, now you can get the advantage of mainframe computing with Linux using KVM. The increasing complexity and resulting costs of managing distributed servers forces companies to …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Here you go! Take SUSE Manager 2.1 for IBM z Systems

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By: chabowski

August 19, 2015 9:49 am

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According to a recent Forrester study, IT spends 70% of its budget on just maintaining their existing environment. And some customers tell us this percentage is even higher in their organizations. The reason is that data centers have become increasingly complex. New technologies and rapid data center development have created endless new opportunities, but also monitoring …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, SUSE Manager, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Top 6 Messages of the Recent IBM LinuxOne Mainframe Announcement

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By: chabowski

August 18, 2015 3:15 am

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Yesterday, at LinuxCon, IBM announced “a significant expansion of the mainframe’s strategy of embracing open source-based technologies and open-source communities” under the umbrella of the LinuxOne portfolio. However, it seems that there is a lot of confusion about the announcement, and I have been asked frequently during the past two days, what exactly the IBM …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, Technical Solutions

All About Innovation and Choice – Virtualization with KVM for IBM z Systems and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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By: chabowski

August 17, 2015 6:44 am

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You might experience it every day in your organization: your business is growing, your IT department must deal with new market requirements to support your key business, your administrators face an explosion of the distributed servers running a wide variety of mission-critical and lightweight applications. For your company, this results in ever-increasing hardware, software, data …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

15th anniversary for SUSE on z Systems: The Contest!

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By: Bryan Lunduke

July 29, 2015 11:48 am

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This year, we are celebrating 15 years of Linux powering z Systems mainframes.  And, to commemorate this most auspicious occasion, we are holding a contest with a seriously fantastic grand prize: airfare, hotel and pass to SUSECon 2015 in Amsterdam! SUSE has always had a special place in our hearts for the mainframe, beginning work with …

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Mainframes and System z in Today’s IT



By: linuxscribe

May 8, 2013 9:42 am

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There are other technologies out there that can do the job of a collection of x86 Linux machines – sometimes, even better. Consider the mainframe, which can still provide massive processing power, ease of management, and security.

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, Events, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z

SUSE Studio for Multi-Architecture Development



By: SaSoe

April 2, 2012 12:58 pm

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Guest Post by Brett Waldman, Senior Research Analyst, IDC The hottest buzzword today is obviously “cloud” but if we take a step back in time to the 1960’s the hottest buzzword in tech would be “Mainframe.” Mainframes aren’t as sexy as they used to be, but they are still an important part of an enterprises …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Expert Views, SUSE Studio

Easily implement the latest technical advances for Linux on your mainframe systems – get SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z 11 Service Pack 2!

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By: chabowski

March 9, 2012 7:34 pm

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Not sure if you already knew, but back in 2000, SUSE had been the first Linux Distro to provide the very first version of an Enterprise Linux Server, which was SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for IBM s/390 – a fully maintained and supported enterprise-ready operating system for IBM mainframes. Since that time, we have always …

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Thanks to our customers and business partners for 10 years of market share leadership on the mainframe

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By: kimlorusso

June 8, 2010 9:21 am

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If you have been following Novell and the mainframe market you have heard my colleagues and I talk about the fact that 2010 marks the 10 year anniversary of Linux on the mainframe. Yesterday, Novell announced 10 years of leadership in this market, driven by customer adoption, product innovations and partner support. We’re proud to say that we were the first OS vendor to support Linux on IBM mainframes, giving us an early entree in this market which we now dominate today with an 80% share.

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Mainframe Optimization with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server



By: fhamilton

April 20, 2010 10:22 am

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The mainframe is alive and well – and with an optimization program from Novell, customers are savings millions of dollars with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z.

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