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

By: Marita Werner

January 8, 2014 1:00 am

Reads: 256

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: 512

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: 352

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: 489

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


By: mge1512

December 3, 2013 12:44 pm

Reads: 820

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

Why a new SUSE Partner Software Catalog?

By: Marita Werner

November 28, 2013 3:02 am

Reads: 255

On November, 21, SUSE relaunched the newly designed and implemented SUSE Partner Software Catalog (PSC). What exactly was the reason for this brand new and improved catalog? Besides the fact that the old SUSE Partner Software Catalog needed a technical and design overhaul, the core argument for the relaunch of our new catalog is the …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, Expert Views

Alacarte 3.7.90-1.2 (Gnome menu editor) , Unable to add new menu items [Fixed]


By: nkuneng

November 21, 2013 11:15 am

Reads: 382

I switched repositories for my Gnome installation to the LATEST STABLE GNOME 3.8. After updating to Gnome 3.8, I was then unable to edit my Gnome menu via the alacarte program/script. I then decided to query the forums, and found a link to this one here…

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Categories: Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, Technical Solutions

SC13 is going FAST

By: davidbyte

November 19, 2013 10:06 pm

Reads: 334

We just put the wraps on day two of SC13 here in Denver.  Heading into the next 2 days, we still have a tremendous amount of information to deliver in our booth (#301) and in meetings.  We have already had great mini-theater presentations from partners like Solarflare, SGI and Bright Computing and a great panel …

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Categories: Alliance Partners, Enterprise Linux, Events, Free Tools, openSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

SUSE Goes Distributed Storage

Gerald Pfeifer

By: Gerald Pfeifer

November 12, 2013 12:05 pm

Reads: 1167

In his SUSECon keynote this morning Nils Brauckmann broke the news: SUSE is entering the distributed storage market. This is something we have been working on for a while. When we launched SUSE Cloud 1.0 in August last year we already included Ceph RADOS as a technology preview. And indeed, tackling distributed storage is a …

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Categories: Announcements, Expert Views, SUSE Cloud

SolidDriver Makes Hardware One Less Thing To Worry About

By: linuxscribe

November 12, 2013 7:04 am

Reads: 503

With hardware and data centers, it’s all about speed. Not just speed of the hardware itself—though that’s certainly important—but the speed in which that hardware can be deployed.

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, Expert Views, Integrated Systems, Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE Manager, SUSE Studio