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Jetpacks and VDI on OpenStack: One of these is ready now.



By: frego

August 4, 2015 10:50 am

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Remember those old sci-fi movies in the 1960’s where spies were flying around in jet packs and cars zipped through the air? The future seemed so cool back then, but 50 years later we’re still stuck in traffic during rush hour.

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Cloud Computing, Desktop, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud, SUSECon, 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

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

A Turning Point for OpenStack in the Enterprise

Peter Lees

By: Peter Lees

May 14, 2015 2:50 pm

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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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Of Venoms and Antidotes



By: Olaf Kirch

May 13, 2015 10:49 am

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Score:5

Today, a new vulnerability was disclosed by the name of VENOM (CVE-2015-3456), already seeing a fair amount of media attention. In order to help you assess the impact of this vulnerability on your systems, we are collecting background information and provide a prelimary risk assessment for our products. What this attack is all about The …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, News, OpenStack, Server, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Build a SUSE OpenStack Cloud 4 lab on AWS or GCE with Ravello Systems

Darren Davis

By: Darren Davis

March 16, 2015 12:01 pm

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SUSE Cloud 4 is powered by OpenStack, the leading community driven, open source, cloud infrastructure project, and packaged with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3. The product is fully integrated with SUSE maintenance and support infrastructure. It is an ideal solution for customers looking to deploy a cloud with enterprise levels of stability and support. …

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Categories: Cloud Computing, Enterprise Linux, OpenStack, SUSE Cloud, SUSE in the Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions, Virtualization

Towards Zero Downtime OpenStack Clouds

Douglas Jarvis

By: Douglas Jarvis

December 19, 2014 11:24 am

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For businesses of all kinds holiday cheer can quickly go from Ho! Ho! Ho! To Oh No! No! No! Cause when it comes to downtime failure is not option for enterprise IT organizations. Whether caused by operational failures, natural disasters or other events, periods of downtime can have significant consequences for business. As companies move …

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Categories: OpenStack, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

SUSE Showcasing Public Cloud Solutions at AWS re:Invent

Douglas Jarvis

By: Douglas Jarvis

November 11, 2014 7:41 pm

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As the world of Amazon Web Services (AWS) collides with Las Vegas for AWS re:Invent, SUSE has touched down to demonstrate how to put the “Enterprise” in Enterprise Linux on the public cloud. For SUSE, that starts with showcasing how the recently released SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 let’s you balance innovation and stability like …

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Categories: Events, Expert Views, SUSE Cloud, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

SUSE Rules the Stack. Again.

Bryan Lunduke

By: Bryan Lunduke

November 6, 2014 9:02 pm

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Score:5

This last May, at OpenStack Summit Atlanta, Intel held a “Rule The Stack” competition to see who could build a complete OpenStack infrastructure the fastest. SUSE won.  By a mile. Then this week at OpenStack Summit Paris, Intel upped the ante.  This time around the deployed OpenStack infrastructure would need to be able to withstand a series …

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

SUSE Cloud OpenStack Lab on AWS Using Ravello



By: frego

October 31, 2014 12:39 pm

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I learned about Ravello Systems in at an event last month in San Francisco. The technology sounded intriguing, and part that really caught me was “we enable customers to run OpenStack in the public cloud.” It took me a while to wrap my head around that, but the more I learned, the clearer it became. …

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