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SUSE Linux Gives SAP HANA® Wings

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

January 9, 2014 4:03 pm

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Over 2,100 companies of different sizes and from all sectors of industry already use SAP’s in-memory appliance, HANA – benefitting from quicker transactions, analysis, planning, as well as forecast and trend evaluation. This is backed up by countless practical examples. In its latest reference customer blog, SAP writes that HANA has enabled the Mercedes subsidiary, AMG, …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Appliances, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, SUSE Manager, Virtualization

TLS 1.2

mge1512

By: mge1512

December 3, 2013 12:44 pm

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Summary SUSE has just released a new Apache webserver module, which supports the “Transport Layer Security” (TLS 1.2) standard for HTTPS, the primary use case of the TLS cryptographic protocol. Details Background Governmental agencies around the world, such as the US American NIST (NIST SP 800-52 Rev.1) and the German BSI (BSI TR-02102-2) have recently …

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Categories: Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Wrapping up the Universe

davidbyte

By: davidbyte

October 8, 2013 8:47 am

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I’m a little tardy in regards to providing a wrap up from our recent attendance at the Universe conference in Chicago, you can blame a certain mouse in the Orlando area for the delay. In regards to the conference, I’d first like to say a big Thank You! to Unisys for inviting us to participate! …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Why You Should Be Using SLES 11 SP3

davidbyte

By: davidbyte

July 22, 2013 8:40 am

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When it comes to change, most IT shops and OEMs would prefer not to make a jump to a recent OS update until they absolutely must. I understand, I’ve been there and done that. Understanding the aversion, I am still encouraging every partner (end user, IHV or OEM) to make the jump to SLES 11 SP3. Why? …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Appliances, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Surrounded by SUSE

davidbyte

By: davidbyte

July 8, 2013 6:58 am

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As I look around and observe everyday life, it is amazing just how prevalent SUSE Linux is in the background fabric of critical infrastructure.  Whether it is something as simple as going to the store, visiting your doctor, flying on a plane or making a transaction in your 401k, it is extremely likely that SUSE  …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Appliances, Cloud Computing, Desktop, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications

VNC Two Factor Authentication for Remote Administration

peter6960

By: peter6960

June 28, 2013 11:17 am

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Enabling two-factor authentication for Remote Administration VNC:
Require administrators to authenticate to XVnc first, before the Gnome Login is even presented.
Your Auditors will love this!

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

FIPSified!

mge1512

By: mge1512

April 18, 2013 2:48 pm

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FIPS? – You may have heard about MIPS or about ECLIPSE, but FIPS? Granted, the U.S. “Federal Information Processing Standard” does not sound like the coolest thing to talk about on a sunny spring day. Yet, we are happy to have achieved SUSE’s first-ever FIPS 140-2 validation for OpenSSL last week. See:http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/STM/cmvp/documents/140-1/140sp/140sp1930.pdf. The validation was conducted …

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Common Criteria Certification Is Uncommonly Secure



By: linuxscribe

March 5, 2013 7:00 pm

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Everyone knows Linux is secure. But there’s secure, and then there’s really secure.

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SUSE and UPW team up to help you stay compliant



By: joachimwerner

August 11, 2012 3:33 pm

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SUSE Linux Enterprise has a nice track record of being the secure operating system platform that you can trust for your most mission-critical applications. Our engineers and our security team ensure that the presets we chose are secure by default, and our “Security Center and Hardening” module in the YaST configuration management tool offers a …

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SUSE and Secure Boot: The Details



By: Vojtěch Pavlík

August 9, 2012 7:56 pm

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In the previous posts, UEFI Secure Boot and Our Planned Approach to Secure Boot, Olaf Kirch has introduced you into the topic of UEFI Secure Boot and the basics of our approach to implementing it in SUSE. In this post, I’ll lead you through the technical details of our Secure Boot plan. So be prepared …

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