Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Linux
SUSE offers independent software vendors (ISVs) and independent hardware vendors (IHVs) OEM licensing terms for pre-loading or bundling SUSE technologies like SUSE Linux Enterprise Server with their own products, solutions or systems.
There are many reasons why OEMs choose SUSE, such as product differentiation, enhanced services, time-to-market, reduced cost, and OEM customer satisfaction. SUSE provides you the technology, tools, services, support and training to quickly bring a new product capability to market. The following benefits help your business to be successful:
- Simplified licensing and attractive discounts based on your revenue level
- Special sales conditions for emerging markets
- Exclusive product and support offerings for OEM partners
- Access to training courses through PartnerNet
Our OEM offering is part of SUSE's Integrated Systems solutions. Integrated Systems solutions from SUSE help customers to bring efficient, scalable and highly customized solutions to market more quickly. The backbone of SUSE's Integrated Systems is our reliable, open and flexible SUSE Linux Enterprise family of products, and our award-winning tools combined with services, support & maintenance.
This unique combination allows us to address OEM-specific needs and reduces problem solving. You can have peace of mind knowing that you've selected a platform that will meet the current and future needs of your customers.
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How to join?
An OEM partnership with SUSE requires a free membership in PartnerNet. PartnerNet is serving Novell and SUSE customers and is key to a profitable relationship with SUSE. PartnerNet is required to participate in OEM Licensing. As a member of PartnerNet, SUSE provides you with the resources you need to design, deliver and support the SUSE solutions most suited to your business needs.
OEM Sales Contacts
For more details, please contact our OEM team, or request a call by emailing IntegratedSystems@suse.com with subject line "OEM Sales Request".