Appliance Pavilion

Software appliances offer a new and exciting opportunity for the ISV and their customers. By revolutionizing the way software is packaged and delivered, the partners have created appliances built with SUSE Studio and/or powered by SUSE Linux Enterprise. We encourage you to learn more about these partners and see for yourself the flexibility that using Integrated Systems delivers!

Adobe

Adobe

Adobe revolutionizes how the world engages with ideas and information—anytime, anywhere and through any medium. Adobe LiveCycle Enterprise Suite software is an integrated J2EE server solution that blends electronic forms, process management, document security, and document generation.

About the Appliance

Adobe LiveCycle Enterprise Suite software is now available in a virtual trial appliance version which was built with SUSE Studio. By offering a LiveCycle release to be evaluated via a virtual appliance, Adobe is making it even easier for customers to try their software.

"With SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Adobe is able to further expand support for our technical field and strategic partners who are leveraging Adobe LiveCycle Enterprise Suite to build world-class customer solutions. By providing pre-configured Linux-based virtual appliances, we effectively lower the barrier for potential customers to evaluate our software. In addition, we can also enable our field and partners to quickly create custom proofs that demonstrate the technology and value to our customers. Adobe is always seeking new ways to deliver our technology in a more streamlined and cost-effective manner, and we see the SUSE Appliance Program as an important component to our continuing success." Alex ChoyVice President for LiveCycle Engineering, Adobe

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GWOS

GWOS

GWOS is the market leader in commercial open source network and systems management software, delivering enterprise class network, system and application management solutions at a fraction of the cost of proprietary solutions.

About the Appliance

GroundWork Monitor Enterprise Edition powers organizations like Alexza Pharmaceuticals, National Geographic Society, Crocs, National Australia Bank, Siemens, Travel Click and World Bank.

GroundWork Monitor Enterprise is available as a SUSE Powered virtual appliance to monitor any environment up to 100 devices for $59 USD per year.

"Ensuring the availability and performance of your network, systems, and applications is essential to business of all sizes. GroundWork Monitor Enterprise can monitor and manage the widest combination of applications, operating systems, and network devices and is the only open source solution to be included in Gartner's 2009 Magic Quadrant for Event Correlation and Analysis. The pairing of GroundWork Monitor Enterprise with SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 in a virtual appliance gives customers a fully supported enterprise-class Linux, enterprise-class monitoring, and turnkey ease of use, all at a radical price point." David DennisSr. Director Marketing & Business Development GroundWork Open Source
IBM

IBM

IBM is delivering a portfolio of software appliances across IBM brands, all powered by SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. Leveraging Integrated Systems from SUSE, this broad-based initiative enables IBM to deliver "plug and play" appliances that substantially lower the cost and complexity of deploying applications for small and medium businesses (SMBs) and help independent software vendors (ISVs) significantly expand their routes to market.

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"We see tremendous value in software appliances as it gives our customers and partners unprecedented flexibility combined with greater speed-to-market and lower overall costs" Jean Staten HealyDirector, Linux strategy, IBM
Ingres

Ingres

Ingres is an open source database management company providing open source solutions at a dramatically lower cost than proprietary software vendors. As a leader in open source software, Ingres delivers accelerated innovation to more than 10,000 customers worldwide.

About the Appliance

The SUSE Studio Appliance Template for Ingres Database is now available for an ISV to create their own appliance in minutes. By leveraging the appliance model to offer its partners and end users an opportunity previously unavailable: best-in-class software applications without extra services overhead and expense.

"We are now pleased to be working with Novell as part of the SUSE Appliance Program to bring the benefits of software appliances to ISVs along with our respective global support capabilities. Using SUSE Studio enabled us to quickly build the SUSE Studio Appliance Template for Ingres Database. We look forward to working with the many ISVs who will boost profit margins, reduce setup costs and drive down the cost of support as a result of our joint efforts." Roger BurkhardtCEO, Ingres
Messaging Architects

Messaging Architects

Messaging Architects is a global builder of infrastructure for Business Driven E-mail providing software and services that deliver 100 percent uptime and compliance. Thousands of organizations worldwide depend on Messaging Architects' solutions for risk-free messaging and collaboration.

About the Appliance

M+Guardian is a policy-based e-mail security solution that integrates leading anti-malware, anti-spam, content filtering and data leak prevention available as a hardware or virtual appliance.

"Hundreds of SUSE Linux Enterprise-based appliances are already in use by our clients, running in over 40 countries worldwide, delivering an incredible 99.99 percent uptime. Using the tools from the SUSE Appliance Program, we will be able to rapidly deliver the perfect combination of fit and functionality while making the overall purchasing experience incredibly simple and the subsequent deployment completely risk-free." Pierre ChamberlandFounder and CEO, Messaging Architects
SEP sesam

SEP sesam

SEP sesam is a technology leader in providing quality backup, restore and disaster recovery solutions for every computing environment. Built in Germany with German precision and exactitude or "Genauigkeit" SEP sesam is as fast as your network. "Need for Speed" SEP sesam delivers at over 400GB per stream per hour. With the widest support of operating systems, support for all important email servers and a vast array of online modules for databases of any backup software, SEP sesam can be used everywhere and anywhere.

About the Appliance

The SEP sesam Backup Appliance (SEP SBA) allows users to rapidly install and configure complex backup solutions for every computing and Novell® environment. This SUSE-powered appliance delivers the tools for customers and resellers to deliver world-class, enterprise level backup solutions in the shortest possible time for physical and virtual servers as well as cloud environments.

"Our engineers have continued to push the envelope not only in the support of Novell's many products including Novell Storage Services, Novell eDirectory, Novell GroupWise, Novell iFolder and Novell Teaming but in other areas to provide online backup for the most advanced applications from physical to virtual to cloud. One software: fast, efficient, scalable, cost-effective." Tim WagnerPresident, SEP Software LLC
Zmanda

Zmanda

Zmanda is the global leader in open source backup and recovery software. The company's products—Zmanda Enterprise, Zmanda Recovery Manager (ZRM) for MySQL, and Zmanda Cloud Backup (ZCB)—make it simple and affordable to backup and recover data in an increasingly complex and heterogeneous IT environment.

About the Appliance

Zmanda Backup Appliance (ZBA) is a pre-configured virtual backup server powered by SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. ZBA enables IT organizations to quickly and easily install a backup and recovery solution and is the first virtual appliance that can backup to a public or private cloud.

"Zmanda continues to make enterprise-level backup radically simple for IT managers. Shipping a pre-packaged backup appliance is an excellent next step in this process. We are very excited about bringing Zmanda Backup Appliance to the market and SUSE Linux Enterprise JeOS provides an excellent foundation for our appliance." Chander KantCEO, Zmanda

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