SUSE News / November

SUSE Enterprise Storage 2.0:

New features,
new savings

In This Issue

Breaking News ›

SUSE Webinar Channel ›

Worldwide Events ›

Product Developments ›

What’s New in Storage ›

Partner Updates ›

Cloud Corner ›

Customer Spotlight ›

What the Experts Say ›

Regional News ›

Breaking News

SUSE Enterprise Storage 2 Brings Software-defined Storage (SDS) to Any OS

SUSE Enterprise Storage 2, the latest version of the SUSE self-managing, self-healing, distributed software-based storage solution for enterprise customers, now supports heterogeneous operating systems. This means that customers can use SDS at a lower cost on their existing operating systems. Learn more ›

SUSE Webinar Channel

LIVE Webinar: Storage Redefined: Introducing SUSE Enterprise Storage 2

Date: December 3, 2015

Times: 7 a.m. PST and 9 a.m. PST

Presenter: Larry Morris, SUSE Enterprise Storage Product Manager

Abstract: Based on the Hammer release of Ceph, SUSE Enterprise Storage 2 provides significant new functionality, including the iSCSI storage protocol. This allows non-enterprise Linux Servers—such as VMWare, UNIX, Windows—to access block storage from the SUSE Enterprise Storage Cluster for a true heterogeneous solution. Register now ›

Recorded Webinars

If you missed these webinars when they were aired live, you can see them now at your convenience:

Docker in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Learn about the enterprise features of Docker, including an easy way to keep images and containers up to date.
Sign up here ›

Improving Uptime for SAP HANA Business-critical Analytics Operations
Explore how you can meet line-of-business requirements for a highly available HANA system that approaches zero downtime.
Sign up here ›

Worldwide Events

Take the opportunity to talk to SUSE face to face at these events:

SuperComputing 2015
Austin, TX, USA / November 15-20

Paris Open Source Summit
Paris, France / November 18–19

Fujitsu Forum
Munich, Germany / November 18-19

Read the Regional News to find events in your region or country.

Product Developments

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications Now Available on AWS

You can now use SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications to test and develop SAP workloads on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Better yet, through the SUSE “bring your own subscription” (BYOS) program, you can use your existing subscriptions to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications—the leading Linux platform for SAP solutions—to save money. Learn more  ›

SUSE Manager Roadmap

Get a quick look at what’s new and exciting in SUSE Manager 3 in this video featuring the SUSE product manager and senior product marketing manager. Click here to view the video ›

What’s New in Storage

The Economics of Ceph-Based Software-defined Storage

Learn about Software-defined Storage, a new approach to storage that is smarter, less complicated, infinitely scalable and more affordable. Watch a webinar that looks at these issues and focuses on the cost savings you can receive.

Partner Updates

SUSE and Huawei to Introduce New, Converged SAP HANA Appliance

SUSE and Huawei are collaborating to include SUSE Linux Enterprise Server as the operating environment in Huawei's new SAP HANA appliance solution. This new joint solution will enable you to speed customer data analysis, decision making and business responsiveness. Learn more ›

New SUSE and IBM Offering for Optimizing SAP HANA

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications and IBM Power Systems now offer pre-sized IBM POWER8 configurations optimized for SAP HANA, high availability disaster recovery (HADR) options and systems management solutions to maintain the SAP HANA systems. Watch the webinar ›

SUSE Joins the Intel Network Builders Ecosystem

If you are looking to adopt software-defined networking or network functions virtualization, you can now visit SUSE on the Intel Network Builders Ecosystem site here.

Cloud Corner

SUSE Linux and OpenStack: High Standards for SAP Offerings from the Cloud

SUSE OpenStack Cloud can help you run SAP applications and SAP HANA databases more efficiently and cost effectively. Find out more in a white paper that explores why OpenStack is now the leading open source solution for cloud infrastructure, and why SUSE is the best platform for OpenStack implementations of SAP NetWeaver and SAP HANA. Download the paper here ›

Introducing pint: for Tracking the Latest SUSE Images in Public Clouds

If you work with any of the public cloud frameworks and use SUSE Linux Enterprise, now you can be sure you are using the latest image. Just use pint, the new Public Cloud Information Tracker developed by the SUSE Public Cloud team, that provides information about images and the SUSE operated update infrastructure in Amazon EC2, Google Compute Engine, HP Helion Public Cloud and Microsoft Azure. Learn more ›

SUSE Improves Amazon Image Management

Are you tired of manually creating Amazon images a number of times? This process is now wrapped up in a new utility called ec2uploadimg. Along with ec2deprecateimg and ec2publishimg, SUSE has three new utilities in the SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Public Cloud module. Learn where to find these utilities to help with images management here.

Containers Powered by SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12—Now in Amazon EC2

Updated SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 on-demand images in Amazon EC2 that have the Containers Module repositories as well as the new Toolchain Module repositories registered by default are now available. If you are looking for a slimmer version of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server that just functions as a container host, these images might be the solution for you. Get the details here.

Customer Spotlight:

SAP is more than just a close and longstanding SUSE partner; the company is a comprehensive SUSE user as well. One example: SAP uses SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications and its built-in SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, as well as the Live Patching technology, in its data centers to avoid downtime and in the cloud, where SUSE helps to provide 99.999 percent availability. Watch the video ›

What the Experts Say:
UNIX to Linux Migration

Why Migrate from IBM AIX to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server?

If you have IBM Power Systems servers running AIX, read “Modernize Your Data Center” to understand why so many organizations have made the switch to open source innovation with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server.
Download the paper here ›

Regional News

Stop by the SUSE booth at these conferences. To get more information on each event, visit and click on the conference that interests you.

SuperComputing 2015
Austin, TX, USA / November 15-20

MedTechWorld BIOMEDevice
San Jose / December 2-3
Visit SUSE at Booth #108 in the San Jose Convention Center.

Stay tuned to for more information.

Tech Summits

SUSE has been appearing at a number of one-day Tech Summits throughout the US and speaking on “The Next-Generation Data Center.” Learn how to leverage Docker technology in your data center in our session and with an expert at our table. To find out more about the program, visit

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