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Marjorie Westerman

Breaking News

SUSE is pleased to announce that SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 3, the latest release of SUSE Linux Enterprise, is available. Included in this release are the following products:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension
  • GEO Clustering for SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMware
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Virtual Machine Driver Pack

SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 3 gives you more scale-up and scale-out options to run your mission-critical workloads with its support for new hardware, features and enhancements. New security features, together with some important security certifications SUSE achieved recently, provide you a more secure foundation for your workloads. Please check out the new features.

As the only Linux distribution recommended by VMWare, Microsoft and SAP, SUSE Linux Enterprise is your choice for running mission-critical workloads. With the support of major hardware vendors and more than 10,000 ISV application versions certified on SUSE Linux Enterprise, you will have more options for your IT infrastructure. What's more, your ISV certificates on Service Pack 2 will remain valid on Service Pack 3. Learn which hardware systems and third-party applications are supported.

Please visit our website for more information and download a free 60-day evaluation of a SUSE Linux Enterprise product today. 

SUSE Face-to-Face: Events Worldwide

SUSECon 2013. There’s still time—until July 31—to get the early bird registration price for SUSECon 2013, the global conference on the latest Linux and open source developments. Dates: November 12-15. Register Today!

SUSE: Coming to a City near You. Meet and talk to SUSE during the Summer and early Fall at:

Product Developments

SUSE Security—Certified. This past spring, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server has received Common Criteria Certificates at Evaluation Assurance Level EAL4. To discover what this and what it means, click here.

Partner Update: Cloud Coverage

A new SUSE partner agreement with WSO2 and the latest collaboration with long-time SUSE partner Dell give you additional options for more easily building and managing a private cloud infrastructure.

  • Dell and SUSE Cloud Solution, Powered by OpenStack. This latest solution from SUSE and Dell handles massive compute loads while ensuring your ability to customize your cloud environment. Learn more.
  • WSO2 Enterprise PaaS on OpenStack-based SUSE Cloud. Discover what this new joint solution—a robust, reliable, and scalable environment for developing and deploying next-generation applications for the cloud—can do for your organization. Learn more.

Technology Focus: Big Data

Everywhere you turn—from the IT press, to business publications, to the Internet—you hear about Big Data. To find out how SUSE and its partners can help you with Big Data, click here and read our blog.

Customer Spotlight: Integrated Systems

Do deploying and managing remote appliances or applications for diverse users take time and present challenges? Learn how our OEM partner Edumate solved this problem with SUSE Studio. Learn more.

Regional News

Talk in person to SUSE this summer at several events:

  • OSCON, Portland, OR, July 22-26. Visit SUSE in the OpenStack pavilion.

  • SHARE, Boston, MA, Aug 11-16. Visit us at booth 222 and attend the following SUSE speaking sessions:

    • Current & Future Features—SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z. August 12. 11:00 AM, Room 310.
    • Alternatives to Solaris Containers and ZFS for Linux on System z. Tuesday, August 13. 3:00 PM, Room 310.
    • How to Make Databases on Linux on SYSTEM z Highly Available. Wednesday, August 14, 1:30 PM, Room 310.
  • VMworld 2013, San Francisco, CA, Aug. 25-29. Visit us at booth 434.

  • LinuxCon North America / Cloud Open, New Orleans, LA, Sept. 16-18. Look for us at the booth and in sessions!

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