Here is the latest information on SUSE events, products, partners and more. We hope this issue provides you with quick access to information on SUSE that helps you get the full value of our products, services and other offerings.

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Marjorie Westerman
Editor-in-Chief


Breaking News

SUSE Cloud 2.0 Beta Underway. In July, SUSE started its invitation-only beta program for SUSE Cloud 2.0, the first OpenStack Grizzly distribution for building private clouds. Learn more about the beta and get a preview of all the new features in SUSE Cloud 2.0.


SUSE Face-to-Face: Events Worldwide

SUSECon 2013. Still deciding whether to come to SUSECon 2013? Consider the exceptional technical content on “Everything Linux” by clicking here

SUSE: Coming to a City near You. When planning your travel schedule, remember you can meet SUSE at events worldwide. Here is a selection:

If your issue has a Regional News section, consult it for region-specific events.


Product Developments

SUSE Manager Mobile. Did you know that you can manage thousands of servers from an Android phone or tablet--with SUSE Manager Mobile? Learn more and try it out yourself on Google Play.

SUSE Subscriptions and Services—Update Information. Do you have the right level of service to meet your needs? Check out the latest descriptions of SUSE subscription levels and Premium Services offerings.


Partner Updates

VCE and SUSE Simplify Big Data with Vblock Specialized System for SAP HANA. SUSE has partnered with VCE, providing SUSE Linux Enterprise Server as the operating system for its new vBlock Specialized System for SAP HANA. This is a new platform combining advances in server technology, in-memory databases and cloud computing that can query and analyze massive amounts of data faster than ever before. Learn More

New Big Data Partner Applications.  The SUSE Software Partner Catalog has added new Big Data partner applications: WANdisco Distro (WDD) 3.1.1, Cloudera Manager 4, Intel Distribution for Apache Hadoop software v2.3 and MongoDB Enterprise 2.4. Search here for these or any of the 11,200+ applications.

The Latest from SUSE and Microsoft—Available Together. SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP3 contains the latest version of the Hyper-V Linux Integration Services (LIS), for use with Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V.  It’s the only publically available Linux distro with this latest LIS.SP3 is also available on Windows Azure. Learn More

SAP-SUSE Benchmark: SAP Sybase ASE 15.7 recorded leading 8-processor 2-tier SD (Sales and Distribution) standard application benchmark results for x86 with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server—including throughput of 2,540,670 fully processed order line items per hour. Learn More


Technology Focus: High Performance Computing

High Performance Computing (HPC) isn’t just for supercomputers anymore. It’s becoming High Productivity Computing and coming to the enterprise for mainstream IT, thanks, in part, to Linux and some help from SUSE. Learn More


Customer Spotlight: Halbank

To reduce IT costs and improve its services, Halbank, the fifth largest bank in Turkey, decided to standardize its platform. Watch this video to find out why the company chose IBM System z—and SUSE Linux Server for System z.


SUSE in the News  

The launch of SUSE Linux Enterprise SP3 has generated comments worldwide from industry analysts and the press. Here’s a small sampling:


Regional News

SUSE is appearing at events throughout the U.S. from the end of summer through the early fall. Join us!



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