Rapid data center, IT infrastructure and technology advancements such as software–defined infrastructure, cloud computing and containers have created endless new opportunities. But those new opportunities for IT innovation. also bring many new management challenges. What can you do to reduce the complexity? Where can you get help with the challenges of managing diverse resources? The answer is SUSE Manager.

Built for Linux, SUSE Manager delivers a best-in-class open source IT infrastructure management solution for your software–defined infrastructure. Designed to help your enterprise DevOps and IT Operations teams to reduce complexity and regain control of IT assets by enabling comprehensive management of your Linux systems, VMs and containers with a single, centralized solution. SUSE Manager includes the Salt open source software and provides automated and cost-effective software, asset, patch and configuration management, as well as, system provisioning, orchestration and monitoring capabilities. These capabilities enable you to easily manage and maintain your enterprise Linux system deployments across physical, virtual and cloud environments. As a result, your organization can decrease total cost of ownership while securing enterprise systems and improving compliance and service quality.

Key Benefits
  • Reduce complexity and regain control of IT assets with a single tool to manage multiple Linux distributions (SUSE & Red Hat) across a variety of hardware architectures, hypervisors and cloud platforms
  • Optimize operations while reducing costs with automated Linux server provisioning, patching and configuration for faster, consistent and repeatable server deployments
  • Ensure compliance with internal security policies and external regulations with automated monitoring, tracking, auditing and reporting of your systems, VMs and containers across your development, test and production environments

System Requirements

CPU
  • Required: Multi-core 64-bit CPU (x86-64)
RAM
  • Minimum 4 GB for Testing/Evaluation Server
  • Minimum 16 GB for Base Installation
  • Minimum 32 GB for Production Server
Free Disk Space
  • Required: 100 GB for base installation
  • Additionally: At least 130 GB for repository data
Server Processor Platforms
  • x86-64 (64-bit)
  • IBM z Systems
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Reduce Complexity and Regain Control of your IT Assets

SUSE Manager enables you to manage your Linux systems, VMs and containers with a single tool across a variety of hardware architectures, hypervisors, and cloud platforms. Simplify management and reduce complexity with graphical visualization of your IT systems status and their relationships as well as It the capability to organize your Linux servers into logical groupings for easier management. SUSE Manager also allows you to quickly view and identify which of your Linux assets need attention helping you regain control of your IT assets.

Ensure Compliance

 

Ensure compliance with internal security policies and external regulations with automated monitoring, tracking, auditing, and reporting of your systems, VMs and containers across your DevOps environment. Easily track system compliance to current patch levels and quickly identify and remediate systems deployed in cloud and container infrastructures that are out of compliance with company policies.

Optimize Operations and Reduce Costs

 

Enterprise DevOps and IT teams can optimize operations, reduce costs and support CI/CD, with a single tool for automated deployment of hardened OS templates (VMs or containers) to tens of thousands of servers for faster, consistent and repeatable provisioning, orchestration and configuration without compromising speed or security. Additionally, Suse Manager makes it easy to manage and optimize usage of SUSE subscriptions, helping to ensure you aren't buying subscriptions you don't need.