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First Enterprise Linux on AWS GovCloud (US) Region

Douglas Jarvis

By: Douglas Jarvis

January 22, 2014 1:25 pm

Reads: 588

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

Beta Program for SUSE Customer Center

sarsene

By: sarsene

January 21, 2014 11:06 am

Reads: 649

  We’ve been working hard in preparing the beta version for SUSE Customer Center, a dedicated online portal customized for using SUSE products. Through SUSE Customer Center you can manage your SUSE products, subscriptions and other services. Please log in to quickly and easily service your subscriptions. SUSE Customer Center is available at https://scc.suse.com/ and …

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Categories: Announcements, Expert Views

High Availability for SAP: SUSE Linux Offers 99.999 Percent

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

January 20, 2014 2:17 pm

Reads: 643

Whether it is Business Suite®, NetWeaver®, ERP®, or CRM®, when it comes to the reliability of business-critical SAP systems, I have noticed that most companies are no longer willing to compromise and now demand a high availability rate up to  99.999 percent. In other words, an application must never be down for longer than 5 minutes …

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

Setting and locking Firefox preferences in SLED



By: mikewillis

January 16, 2014 12:40 pm

Reads: 695

Setting and locking preferences in Firefox is something that Mozilla provides documentation for but unfortunately the methods described don’t work for Firefox as it is packaged by SUSE for SLED. Here’s my guide to how I handle the setting of default preferences and the locking of Firefox preferences in SLED.

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Categories: SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, Technical Solutions

SUSE Linux Gives SAP HANA® Wings

Naji Almahmoud

By: Naji Almahmoud

January 9, 2014 4:03 pm

Reads: 461

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

The new Partner Software Catalog: compatibility icons for HA, Virtualization and Integrated Systems



By: Marita Werner

January 8, 2014 1:00 am

Reads: 265

6 weeks ago I introduced the new data structure of the Partner Software Catalog, now I want to go into more details and explain the little icons that are visible if you drill down into a product or a special product version. Once a catalog user has triggered a search and clicks on the green …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, SUSE Cloud, Virtualization

SUSE Cloud 2.0 Takes Top Spot in SVC Awards

Brian Green

By: Brian Green

December 9, 2013 1:58 pm

Reads: 534

SUSE recently attended the Storage Virtualisation Cloud (SVC) Awards at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London’s Knightsbridge and I’m pleased to say we walked away with the award for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Solution of the Year for SUSE Cloud 2.0. The IaaS category was hotly contested, as it was open to any solution that “delivers or …

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

And a Winner of the Huawei Excellent Core Partner Gold Award Is…SUSE

Mark Longwell

By: Mark Longwell

December 5, 2013 9:28 am

Reads: 356

This year’s Huawei Core Partner Convention in Shenzhen, China, was a milestone in SUSE’s eight-year partnership with Huawei, now the world’s large telecommunications equipment company:  SUSE received Huawei’s Excellent Core Partner Award. How special was this award? Huawei has 800-plus partners and suppliers. About 120 core partners gathered at the convention—with 45 partners winning awards, …

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

SUSE Extends the Smart Innovation of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server to Google Compute Engine

Douglas Jarvis

By: Douglas Jarvis

December 4, 2013 2:03 pm

Reads: 507

Google Compute Engine’s general availability confirms what public cloud users have known for a long time: that Google is ready to take its cloud computing expertise to the next level for customers looking for a solid public cloud option from an innovative organization that knows a thing or two about running a massively scalable infrastructure. …

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

TLS 1.2

mge1512

By: mge1512

December 3, 2013 12:44 pm

Reads: 880

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

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