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Recorded Presentation: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z

By: ssalgy

November 30, 2007 11:00 am




More enterprises are turning to commercially-backed versions of Linux in their datacenters and beyond. Gartner projects open-source software sales to reach $4.23 billion this year and $13.10 billion in 2010. Lower licensing fees for server software, freedom from vendor lock-in and enterprise-class support are driving the migration to open source platforms such as SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z.

This Ziff Davis eSeminar explores how to leverage Linux on the mainframe, new developments in mainframe technologies and the benefits of using SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z. Register today for this event and gain expert insight on the TCO for going this route – including licensing fees, hardware, software and support. Hear how IT teams are achieving ROI by powering back-end databases and mission-critical applications using this approach. A case study looks at how the First National Bank of Omaha kept pace with growth, consolidated servers, controlled costs and achieved other benefits with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z.

Featured Speakers:

  • Bill Reeder, zSeries Sales and Strategy, Americas Group – IBM
  • Ken Kucera, Senior Vice President and Division Head of Enterprise Technology Services – First National Bank of Omaha
  • Bill Claybrook, Senior Product Marketing Manager, the OPS Business Unit – Novell Inc.

View Recorded Presentation Here
(60 Minutes)

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Categories: Expert Views, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z

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