NUREMBERG, Germany

March 31, 2016

SUSE Enterprise Storage was named overall "Product of the Year" for 2016 at the 10th Network Computing Awards, its second overall win in a row. In addition, SUSE OpenStack Cloud earned "Data Center Product of the Year" for 2016. Chosen by Network Computing magazine readers, the annual awards honor outstanding products, services and people.

"At Network Computing, we firmly believe there are only a handful of companies that are truly innovative and that can improve the way we do business," said Ray Smyth, editor of Network Computing. "Once again, SUSE has proved it is one of these very few companies by providing award-winning, quality products in both the storage and cloud arenas. SUSE is not only the benchmark for innovation but their product offering is consistently second to none."

SUSE Enterprise Storage, a self-managing, self-healing, distributed software-defined storage solution, is the first and only Ceph-based solution with heterogeneous operating system support, giving customers the ability to deploy software-defined storage with less cost. For more information, visit www.suse.com/promo/software-defined-storage.

SUSE OpenStack Cloud is enterprise-ready technology for building Infrastructure-as-a-Service private clouds with less stress on IT staff and resources. SUSE OpenStack Cloud enables customers to successfully experience the benefits of private cloud with OpenStack training and certification, non-disruptive upgrade capabilities, a business-friendly release cycle, and longer support duration. For more information, visit www.suse.com/promo/cloud.

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