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Up to 400 Use Cases for SAP HANA on SUSE



By: SaSoe

July 14, 2015 5:19 am

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SAP HANA is by far the most in-demand in-memory platform on the market. Browsing through the SAP website, I came across SAP’s list of public SAP HANA Use Cases. With up to 400 public use cases this document is a clear indicator how successful SAP HANA has been. For us at SUSE this also a …

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

SUSE Enterprise Storage continues its winning streak

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

June 29, 2015 2:01 pm

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Earlier this year, SUSE Enterprise Storage took home the “Product of the Year” crown at the Network Computing Awards. Now, just a few months later, we are taking home two more trophies from the 12th annual  Storage Awards (aka “The Storries”) presented by Storage Magazine The “Editors Choice” award for SUSE Enterprise Storage as well …

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Categories: Announcements, Cloud Computing, Expert Views, SUSE Enterprise Storage, SUSE Storage

Why Free May Hurt Your Appliance or Cloud Business



By: davidbyte

June 29, 2015 11:53 am

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Score:5

In my role, I work with a lot of prospective partners who ask the question “Why should I pay for Linux when I can get XYZ distro for free?”  My answer to this involves several facets. Security – When a major security issue comes along, the commercial distributions are on the embargo list and working …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Appliances, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Hybrid cloud, OpenStack and open source storage: three essential jigsaw pieces for the enterprise of the future.



By: jphippen

June 18, 2015 8:58 am

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Many―if not most―major enterprises are experiencing enormous increases in the demand for storage and computing power. Few―if any―will have the budget to meet rising requirements that continue to outpace the growth in their budgets. This raises a difficult question for IT teams everywhere: how long is the usual approach of managing the install, upgrade, retire …

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Categories: Expert Views, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Enterprise Storage

Simplify your IT Landscape with SUSE and SAP

Dirk Oppenkowski

By: Dirk Oppenkowski

June 17, 2015 7:37 pm

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Thousands of organizations are looking to migrate to SAP HANA in order to take advantage of real-time business processes.  SAP and SUSE have put together a “Simpler Choice” program to support customers migrating to SAP HANA. The three-step approach is simple: Try Simple: Free trials, Value-engineering services Buy Simple: Credit for previous DB purchases, discounts …

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Software Defined Storage Trajectory and SUSE



By: davidbyte

June 5, 2015 8:37 am

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All of the analysts are predicting big things from Software Defined Storage (SDS) over the next several years.  In fact, some analysts are even predicting some very hard times for some of the traditional storage vendors.  This is all based on the tremendous pushback that is occurring against expensive, proprietary hardware based arrays and moving …

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Enterprise Storage, Technical Solutions

SUSE Rules the Stack. For the third time in a row.

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

June 2, 2015 8:38 am

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One year ago, at OpenStack Summit, Intel sponsored the first “Rule the Stack” competition — to see who could build a complete OpenStack infrastructure in the shortest amount of time. The crew from SUSE won.  By a mile. Then, last November, at OpenStack Summit Atlanta, Intel sponsored “Rule the Stack” round 2 — with the added requirement …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Expert Views, OpenStack

Choosing the Right Flavor for Your OpenStack Cloud

Mark_Smith

By: Mark_Smith

May 28, 2015 8:54 am

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One of the great things about modern life is that we are often spoilt for choice. As an example, many of us enjoy a good cup of coffee. In the office where I work, there are always at least four different flavor options to choose from and best of all, they are all provided free …

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

Choosing your OpenSource and Linux roadshow

Jo Eames

By: Jo Eames

May 19, 2015 8:40 pm

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We’re in full preparations for our plans this year for our OpenSource and Linux conference in Europe, SUSECon 2015. Maybe you’ve not been to SUSECon before and you’ve been to other shows through the year.  So what does SUSECon have that maybe other OpenSource and Linux shows lack? Here’s my top 4 reason’s why I …

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A Turning Point for OpenStack in the Enterprise

Peter Lees

By: Peter Lees

May 14, 2015 2:50 pm

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Score:5

Recently I attended the CONNECT Expo in Melbourne, which included an OpenStack conference, where I participated as a speaker & panelist. The focus of that conference was about whether OpenStack is ready for the enterprise, and included contributions from Dave Medbury from Time Warner Cable, Mike Dorman from GoDaddy, and Rik Harris from Telstra, who presented …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Expert Views, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud

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