SUSE Linux Partners with Lutris Technologies to Further The Effectiveness Of Linux In The Enterprise

July 19, 2000

Lutris Enhydra Application Server Enhances Powerful SUSE Package

Oakland, California

Today, SUSE Linux, the international technology leader and solution provider in open source operating system (OS) software, announced a partnership with Lutris Technologies, a leading provider of open source software and services. SUSE and Lutris jointly provide clients with total Internet solutions. Lutris produced Lutris Enhydra, the Java/XML open source application server, and provides strategic Internet consulting services and a full range of training and technical support programs. SUSE Linux professional Services implements IT design and deployment solutions for the on-site products or those hosted at the SUSE managed co-location solutions facility. The Lutris Enhydra application server will be included in the upcoming version of SUSE Linux 7.0.

"The creative engineers responsible for Enhydra make an excellent addition to our Professional Services. Using our architecture as a basis and Lutris technology for middleware, SUSE Professional Services clients have powerful web technology, solid design, and expert management," said, Volker Wiegand, president of SUSE Inc.

Lutris' Enhydra Professional 3.0 is an integrated suite of development and deployment tools for consultants, systems integrators, and corporate IT departments building Internet and wireless applications for distribution to any device.

Wiegand continued, "Our partnership with Lutris is one of many that leverage expertise and technology, providing SUSE Professional Services clients with solutions to complex problems. This partnership, along with our International partnerships with Oracle, Arkeia and others brings the best technologies to our customers in the US."

"With Lutris Enhydra and SUSE Linux, corporate IT organizations finally have a open source solution that they can leverage to give their companies real competitive advantage. Now they can build a solid, completely open source foundation for their Internet applications, and enjoy complete control over their platform," said Yancy Lind, President and CEO of Lutris Technologies. "We are very pleased to join SUSE Linux in helping to lead the way in open source solutions for the growing enterprise market."

About Novell
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