SUSE News / April 2015

SUSE Enterprise Storage Named “Best Product” and “Best Storage Product” of 2015

SUSE Enterprise Storage, the recently released software defined storage solution for enterprise customers, won both the “Best Storage Product of 2015” and the “Best Product of 2015” awards from Network Computing. The publication’s awards committee selects the final nominations from products self-nominated for various categories. Readers of Network Computing then choose the winners by vote. Learn more ›

In This Issue

SUSECon 2015 ›

Worldwide Events ›

Product Developments ›

Partner Updates ›

Cloud Corner ›

Customer Spotlight ›

What the Experts Say ›

Regional News ›

SUSECon 2015

Call for Sessions Open Now through May 15

The SUSECon 2015 Call for Sessions is now open and will remain open through May 15, 2015. SUSE is looking for proposals for presentations, demos, workshops and labs—at varying technical levels. The submission process is quick and easy, so submit your proposal now by clicking here.


Date: November 2–6
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Worldwide Events

SAP SAPPHIRE Now North America

IBM Edge 2015

OpenStack Summit

HP Discover North America

Cisco Live North America

DockerCon

AWS Summit

Fujitsu Road Tour

 

 

 

 

 

HP World Tour

 

Orlando, FL
 

Las Vegas, NV

Vancouver, BC

Las Vegas, NV

San Diego, CA

San Francisco, CA

Berlin

Helsinki

Warsaw

Madrid

Vienna

Milan

Other cities

Beijing

Sao Paulo

May 5-7
 

May 11-15

May 18-22

June 2-4

June 7-11

June 22-23

June 30-July 1

April 22

May 19

June 9

June 16

June 23

TBD

April 30

May 6


For more event information, click here +

Product Developments

SUSE Enterprise Storage, Powered by Ceph, Now Available

Now your organization can build cost-efficient, highly scalable storage using off-the-shelf servers and disk drives with SUSE Enterprise Storage, which is priced at a market-leading one cent per gigabyte per month. SUSE Enterprise Storage is a self managing and self healing, distributed software based storage solution for enterprise customers. You can get it as an option with SUSE OpenStack Cloud or purchase it as a stand-alone storage solution. Learn more details, including pricing, by clicking here.

Partner Updates

SUSE and Veristorm Bring Hadoop Solutions to IBM z and Power Systems

Thanks to a new partnership between SUSE and Veristorm, your organization can use your existing IBM z, Power and x86-64 hardware to effectively process your big—and growing—data to make better business decisions. To make big data intelligence gathering more efficient and affordable, the 2 companies will work together to support certified, high-performance Hadoop solutions on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for IBM Power 12 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for System z. Learn more.

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on Amazon EC2 + SAP

Through the close collaboration of SUSE and SAP, Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers benefit from the tight integration of products and services to confidently deploy their SAP workloads on Amazon EC2 using SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. To learn more, click here, scroll to the middle of the page and access a number of white papers on deploying and running SAP solutions, including SAP HANA, on AWS.

HP, Apache, Hortonworks and SUSE Reference Architecture for Big Data

Derive new business insights from big data, thanks to an HP and Apache Hadoop platform running on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server that lets you store, manage and process data at scale. To learn how to build this platform, download a reference architecture that provides several performance-optimized configurations.

HP IT Runs SAP HANA on SUSE Linux Enterprise

What do the experts do to process big data? Watch this video—and find out why and how HP runs SAP HANA on HP Converged Systems and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server.

SGI and SUSE Partner in High Performance Computing

SUSE and SGI have more than a decade of collaboration scaling a single image of Linux to support the largest supercomputers. Now you can get a broad view of their latest leading high-performance computing and data analytics solutions. Learn more.

 

Cloud Corner

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 5 to Simplify Private Cloud Management

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 5 for building Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) private clouds is now available. Formerly called “SUSE Cloud,” this newest version of the SUSE OpenStack distribution increases network flexibility and improves operational efficiency to simplify private cloud infrastructure management. It also provides "as-a-service" capabilities to enable development and big data analytic teams to rapidly deliver business solutions along with integration with the new SUSE Enterprise Storage and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 data center solutions. Learn more.


SUSE and Cisco Offer a Complete Private Cloud Ecosystem

Cisco and SUSE have partnered to offer a complete, integrated, cloud-based ecosystem for you to create and deploy private cloud instances within your own network space and with computing resources under your own control. Get an overview of this complete solution, including the core infrastructure: computing, storage, networking and operating system as well as their integration. Read the SUSE Cloud Integration with Cisco UCS and Cisco Nexus Platforms white paper.

Customer Spotlight:

Broadview Networks Uses Geo Clustering for SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension to Obtain 99.999% High Availability in the Face of Regional Disasters

When Hurricane Sandy battered Manhattan, Broadview Networks maintained 100% uptime for OfficeSuite Phone, its cloud VoIP service, but saw the need to expand its protections against regional disasters. Collaborating with SUSE and using the latest code for the Geo Clustering for SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension, Broadview created a solution that offers 99.999% availability across geographical regions. Read the story.

What the Experts Say

The Linux Kernel and Coopetition

How is the Linux kernel like a turdunken, a roast that combines a turkey, duck and chicken? Find out how by reading this article.

Regional News

Attend these events in the next few months and meet SUSE face to face:


SAP SAPPHIRE Now North America

IBM Edge 2015

OpenStack Summit

HP Discover North America

Cisco Live North America

DockerCon

Orlando, FL
 

Las Vegas, NV

Vancouver, BC

Las Vegas, NV

San Diego, CA

San Francisco, CA

May 5-7
 

May 11-15

May 18-22

June 2-4

June 7-11

June 22-23

For more information, stay tuned to www.suse.com/events

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