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SUSE® Manager 2.1―Preview and Release Date



By: SaSoe

April 16, 2014 8:06 am

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SUSE is updating its Linux systems management platform SUSE® Manager. The next version, SUSE Manager 2.1, is based on the open source project Spacewalk 2.1 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3. SUSE Manager 2.1 will be available as an appliance for x86-64 hardware and IBM System z. The launch is expected at beginning of …

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Categories: Announcements, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Manager

Scale up to 256 sockets and 64TB memory with SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server



By: SaSoe

April 2, 2014 8:13 am

Reads: 115

Widely used in science, engineering and industry, High Performance Computing (HPC) is no longer a niche market in the IT world. Now enterprises are interested in leveraging HPC for data-intensive analysis. So it’s  no wonder that, according to IDC, the HPC market will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CARG) of 6.8 to 7.8 …

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

ClamSAP – SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Integrates Virus Protection for SAP

Peter Schinagl

By: Peter Schinagl

March 24, 2014 11:15 am

Reads: 300

Daily press reports show that increased networking and digitalization of the business world are subjecting companies’ IT systems to ever more serious security risks. The latest Cybercrime study undertaken by PwC – the largest of its kind – comes to the conclusion that the number of global security incidents has risen by 25% over the …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, Technical Solutions

SUSE continues to achieve key Big Data ISV Partner certifications



By: Darren Davis

March 14, 2014 10:27 am

Reads: 242

Big Data is one of the primary growth areas for Linux in the Enterprise, and SUSE has been the cornerstone operating system of several large Big Data solutions such as SAP HANA and Teradata.  With our 22-year legacy in Enterprise Linux and leadership in performance-intensive environments such as High Performance Computing and Linux on the …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Announcements, Expert Views, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

SUSE Partners with AMAX in China

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

March 12, 2014 11:19 pm

Reads: 111

One of the divisions of AMAX China, Superset Information Technology and Science Co. Ltd., provides high performance computing solutions in China. SUSE provides Linux-based, enterprise-class cloud computing solutions. Wouldn’t it makes sense for the two to work together?  Yes.  Yes it would.  And, not coincidentally, that is exactly what is happening.  AMAX China and SUSE have …

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

Fujitsu OpenStack Initiative Is Based on SUSE® Cloud



By: SaSoe

March 10, 2014 9:03 am

Reads: 583

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

Reads: 298

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

“Into the Real-Time Age Together with SUSE”

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

February 28, 2014 3:27 am

Reads: 357

SAP Vice President Chris Hallenbeck at SUSECon 2013: “Into the Real-Time Age Together with SUSE” “HANA is just the start. We embarked on this journey with SUSE and we’ll continue on it with SUSE.” Chris Hallenbeck, Global Vice President of HANA Solution Management at SAP, used these words in his keynote speech at SUSECon 2013 in …

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What’s Coming Next in Enterprise IT?



By: michael_w_miller

February 27, 2014 10:31 am

Reads: 747

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

Installation Wizard from SUSE Linux Enterprise Server: Ready-to-Run SAP Solutions in Just a Few Steps

Peter Schinagl

By: Peter Schinagl

February 19, 2014 10:06 am

Reads: 293

Some time ago, the IT journalist and blogger Jürgen Donauer wrote in Germany’s popular IT magazine Computerwoche: “YaST (Yet Another Setup Tool) is without doubt one of the greatest strengths of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES). This graphic configuration tool is intuitive and easy to use, and it produces quick results. In this respect, SLES …

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