Key Features

Exploit unique AArch64 capabilities on a well-established open source industry standard OS distribution with enterprise class security and superior support for a broad list of Arm System-On-a-Chip (SoC) processors and Arm systems.

Deploy storage servers and industrial automation IoT devices, with Arm System-on-Chip optimization that provides a foundation for network integration as well as support for encryption and compression engines or custom FPGA features.

Reduce energy use and heat of idle Raspberry Pi devices with rpi_cpufreq support.

Improve reliability, availability and serviceability (RAS) with Linux kernel 5.3 for Arm device-specific error handling and resolution commands.

Reduce problem resolution time and increase peace of mind for Arm solutions with SUSE Standard or Priority Support Subscriptions end-user customer support.

Reduce risk and enable the development of long-life Arm solutions with a thirteen-year lifecycle and a shared common code base and operating environment with all other SUSE Linux Enterprise Server platforms.

Deliver Arm-based software-defined storage solutions with built-in Ceph client enablement.

Enable improved performance of data-intensive workloads, and lower power consumption than typical server systems with large-scale system support for up to 256 processor threads and wider memory bandwidth than typical servers.

Increase Arm scalability with support for up to 480 vCPUs.

Reduce risk and enable the development of long-life Arm solutions with a thirteen-year lifecycle and a shared common code base and operating environment with all other SUSE Linux Enterprise Server platforms.

Deliver Arm-based software-defined storage solutions with built-in Ceph client enablement.

Deliver a low-cost, low power option for legacy equipment that does not include monitoring with enablement for Raspberry Pi 4, Raspberry Pi 3 Models A+,B/B+ and Compute Module 3+ as industrial automation IoT devices.

Develop solutions that include crypto accelerators for selected Arm-based security processor solutions with support for Arm System-on-a-Chip (SoC) specific features.

Reduce solution delivery and maintenance costs by avoiding the time and effort to build, maintain and support a private Linux distribution with a mature and proven industry-standard Linux.

Accelerate time to market with an array of advanced tools to quickly compile, package and deploy Linux solutions for 64-bit Arm server and IoT systems.

Compile Arm performance-optimized applications with the current GCC (GNU Compiler Collection) included with the Toolchain Module.

Leverage and contribute to open innovation with community-sourced, SUSE-validated Arm-based packages built using Open Build Service and additional software from SUSE's Package Hub.

Maximize hardware resource utilization with KVM enterprise virtualization, optimized with ARMv8.1-VHE (Virtual Host Extensions).

Easily install Linux directly onto an SD card with an ISO image for Raspberry Pi.

Gain additional flexibility for partitioning, scripting and recovery with a U-Boot bootloader to support Btrfs filesystems.