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SUSECon 2013 Set for Nov. 12-15 in Orlando

Everything Linux, with keynotes from SUSE, SAP, IBM and Cisco execs

October 16, 2013

WHAT: SUSECon 2013, four days of everything Linux plus the latest open source technologies such as cloud computing, big data and Linux-based data center platforms. SUSECon 2013 will feature keynotes by SUSE and partner executives, along with technical sessions, technology showcases and opportunities to interact with other enterprise Linux users and providers.

SUSECon keynote speakers include Nils Brauckmann, president and general manager of SUSE; Michael Miller, SUSE vice president of global alliances and marketing; Chris Hallenbeck, global vice president of Data Warehouse Solutions & HANA Platform for SAP Americas; Jim Wasko, director of the Linux Technology Center at IBM; and Lew Tucker, vice president and chief technology officer of Cloud Computing for Cisco.

Breakout sessions will provide exceptional technical content presented by SUSE engineers and product managers, SUSE customers and partners, and community enthusiasts. Session topics address a wide variety of new and existing technologies, customer scenarios and deployments, and how-to guides for implementation of Linux technologies.

SUSECon 2013 sponsors include SAP as cornerstone sponsor, with platinum sponsors IBM and Intel and gold sponsors Centrify, Cisco, HP, Microsoft, Unisys, VMware and WSO2.

WHO: For SUSE customers and anyone interested in the latest in enterprise Linux.

WHEN/WHERE: Nov. 12-15 at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE: To register or for more information, visit

ABOUT SUSE: SUSE, a pioneer in open source software, provides reliable, interoperable Linux and cloud infrastructure solutions that give enterprises greater control and flexibility. More than 20 years of engineering excellence, exceptional service and an unrivaled partner ecosystem power the products and support that help our customers manage complexity, reduce cost, and confidently deliver mission-critical services. The lasting relationships we build allow us to adapt and deliver the smarter innovation they need to succeed – today and tomorrow. For more information, visit

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