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SUSE Updates The Linux Enterprise Server 7 With The Latest Linux Technology

Today, SUSE Linux, the international Open Source technology leader and solutions provider, released an update for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 7.

Oakland, CA
July 22, 2011

Today, SUSE Linux, the international Open Source technology leader and solutions provider, released an update for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 7. The latest technology for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 is now available as FTP download or on CD, enabling companies to benefit of the latest innovations in Linux development.

Within the scope of the system maintenance of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, SUSE provides the following new features for the 32-bit architecture (x86) of AMD and Intel:


  • Optimized kernel 2.4.18 with support for Intel's new Foster hardware and many drivers for the latest RAID, SCSI, and network devices
  • Samba 2.2.4 with a central print spooling system for setting up a file and print server for Windows clients
  • As a file and print server, Netatalk now also supports MAC OS X
  • Apache 1.3.24 with additional HTTP/web server functionalities
  • mtx tape driver enables backups with multiple tape drives
  • FreeSWAN 1.95 provides additional security

About SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Apart from the operating system basis, optimized for stability and security, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 offers all server services relevant on Linux. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server presents professional Linux users an unprecedented full-service offer. Release cycles of one year provide planning security. The system maintenance guarantees long-term investment security, since the certifications of leading hardware and software providers remain valid even after an update. Within the scope of this system maintenance, SUSE makes all relevant patches, fixes, and updates available in a quality-assured and documented state, allowing companies to operate their IT infrastructure on the basis of a secure, powerful, and stable operating system from the outset.

Available for downloading or on CD

Users of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 receive the innovations by way of a password-protected Internet area or on CD within the scope of the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Update Service. Prices for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 including 12 months of system maintenance start at USD 599.

About Novell
Novell, Inc. is a leading provider of information solutions that deliver secure identity management (Novell® Nsure™), Web application development (Novell exteNd™) and cross-platform networking services (Novell Nterprise™), all supported by strategic consulting and professional services (Novell NgageSM). Active in the open source community with its Ximian and SUSE Linux brands, Novell is firmly committed to open source and offers comprehensive Linux products and services for the enterprise, from the desktop to the server. Novell's vision of one Net - a world without information boundaries - helps customers realize the value of their information securely and economically. For more information, call Novell's Customer Response Center at (888) 321-4CRC (4272) or visit Press should visit

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