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Fujitsu OpenStack Initiative Is Based on SUSE® Cloud



By: SaSoe

March 10, 2014 9:03 am

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Today at CeBIT, the world’s largest and most international computer expo, Fujitsu is introducing their technical reference architecture for OpenStack-powered, private cloud computing environments as part of the Fujitsu OpenStack Initiative (FOSI). Core components of the reference architecture are Fujitsu server (Fujitsu PRIMERGY and Fujitsu ETERNUS storage systems), Fujitsu Catalog Manager, professional services for a …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, SUSE Cloud

Open Talk on OpenStack

Douglas Jarvis

By: Douglas Jarvis

March 7, 2014 10:11 am

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In a rapidly evolving cloud infrastructure marketplace, OpenStack has emerged as the leading open source project for building IaaS clouds.  The project has fostered a collaborative environment within the IT industry.  This has led to the formation of a broad OpenStack ecosystem that has helped propel the project’s technical advancement and drive user adoption. With …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Expert Views

SAP Cloud Appliance Library and SUSE Linux Enterprise on Amazon AWS

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By: psechser

March 7, 2014 3:44 am

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SAP and SUSE share along history of successful partnership. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) has exclusively been the base operating system for SAP HANA for quite some time and the market values this. It is just a logical step, that what works for the data center also works for the cloud. In order to accelerate …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

What’s Coming Next in Enterprise IT?



By: michael_w_miller

February 27, 2014 10:31 am

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Flexibility, accessibility and mobility. The “walled fortress” era of enterprise computing is fading fast and being superseded by a multitude of new and dynamic work-modes and devices. From GPS systems, home automation and even traditional enterprise IT services, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to contemplate products, services or even business processes in which the concepts of …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE in the Cloud

IBM Power Development Cloud benefits the SUSE ISV



By: Darren Davis

February 13, 2014 11:23 am

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IBM just recently announced their new Power Development Cloud. This recent announcement is just one example of the many tools provided by IBM PartnerWorld and SUSE PartnerNet that benefits the SUSE ISV partner. While IBM’s Power Development Cloud is an excellent opportunity to get access to IBM’s wonderful Power System many of the benefits of …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Free Tools, News, Server, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Powered by OpenStack: Private Cloud on the Rise

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

February 7, 2014 9:32 am

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Score:5

With its followers growing in number, OpenStack is set to achieve the similar success as Linux – which became the most famous open source software project in just two decades. The OpenStack Community has attracted over 13,000 members across 132 countries and has over 150 participating companies – which is why the foundation considers OpenStack …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, SUSE Cloud, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

What is an OpenStack distribution and why should customers care?

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By: pete_chadwick

February 3, 2014 11:21 am

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The world of open source software consists of tens of thousands of projects that have been created because “someone had an itch and decided to scratch it” and others decided to join in to help move the vision forward. This is the true value of open source – it enables disparate teams of developers to …

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The standard for ARM-based servers has arrived.

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

January 29, 2014 1:43 pm

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ARM has officially unveiled the SBSA — aka “Server Base System Architecture” — a standard for ARMv8 based, 64bit servers. This isn’t simply some standard dropped out of the sky, either.  The SBSA has had input from a wide array of server software and hardware firms — including HP, Dell, Red Hat and, of course, …

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Categories: Announcements, Cloud Computing, Expert Views, Server

First Enterprise Linux on AWS GovCloud (US) Region

Douglas Jarvis

By: Douglas Jarvis

January 22, 2014 1:25 pm

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The U.S. federal government like other governments, businesses and organizations worldwide are taking advantage of the agility and cost savings that the public cloud provides. The unique regulatory and compliance requirements of federal agencies present a challenge when choosing cloud solutions. The combination of Amazon Web Services GovCloud (US) and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server can …

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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

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