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Air India

  • Increased stability and performance of messaging systems
  • Ensured enterprise-class availability
  • Low maintenance/monitoring effort: 10,000-user email system managed by just two engineers
Industry

Travel Hospitality

Location

India


Allone

  • Gained powerful new platform for software deployment
  • Expanded product range, giving clients more options
  • Enabled clients to improve the reliability and scalability of their trading systems
Industry

High-Tech

Location

Taiwan, Republic of China


Altran

  • Gained a flexible, highly available and secure platform
  • Enabled low-touch management and systems administration
  • Achieved scalability at low total cost of ownership
Industry

Business Services

Location

Norway


APA-IT Informations Technologie GmbH

  • Simplified SAP software deployment and maintenance
  • Ensured compatibility with future releases and features
  • Leveraged existing skills, tools and operations processes
Industry

Computer Services

Location

Austria


Apollo Optik

  • Automated server deployment
  • Simplified and centralized systems, configuration and software management
Industry

Retail/Wholesale

Location

Germany


Appriss

  • Unlimited VM expansion per server at no extra cost
  • Improved security—with 4-hour patching time for 500–600 servers
  • Greater operational efficiency and less downtime risk-with 9 IT staff (vs. 2) capable of servicing Linux
  • Reduced patching time for all servers—from every two years to quarterly
  • Cost savings of $80,000 on Oracle licenses
Industry

Government

Location

United States


APX

  • Customers can keep full control of software and applications
  • Quick and easy to implement solution
  • Flexibility available for customers to choose between public, private and hybrid clouds
Industry

High-Tech

Location

France


ARCHIVA

  • Reduces support requests from clients by 90%
  • Saves 80% on server management costs
  • Enables clients’ files to be easily received, stored and retrieved at any time with total security
Industry

Business Services

Location

Italy


Asia Innovatory Management School

  • Saved an estimated US$20,000 in year one
  • Enabled ongoing annual savings of US$4,000 through reduced power consumption
  • Reduced desktop PC support requirements by 20 hours per week
Industry

Education

Location

Singapore


Akademicki Szpital Kliniczny (ASK)

  • Created a stable platform that enables security-reinforced applications for sharing sensitive patient information
  • Standardized on a single operating system that is leading to consolidation and simplification in the data center
  • Gave IT personnel valuable time back to focus on other essential tasks
Industry

Health Care

Location

Poland


ATLAS ELEKTRONIK GmbH

  • Shortened software development and deployment by 25%
  • Accelerated software deployment for testing by 10%
  • Provides greater control over appliance development with centralized management
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Industry

Manufacturing

Location

Germany


AutoData Norge AS

  • Reduced software maintenance costs by running new mainframe workloads on Linux
  • Enabled faster and less costly response to customer demands for new functionality
  • Created a stable, flexible environment for serving multiple customers securely
Industry

High-Tech

Location

Norway


Baldor Electric

  • 30% lower hardware and software costs
  • 90% consolidation of servers (resulting in lower space, cooling and power costs)
  • 90% improvement in up-time (reducing disaster recovery losses)
Industry

Manufacturing

Location

United States


Baldor Electric

  • Eliminated downtime costs of hundreds of thousands of dollars
  • Consolidated data center by 80%
  • Reduced overall IT spend from 1.8% of sales to just 1%
Industry

Manufacturing

Location

United States


The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.

  • Provides flexible link between multiple services
  • Allows new services to be implemented quickly
  • Handles high volume of transactions
Industry

Banking and Finance

Location

Japan


Beijing Computing Center

  • Reduced administration effort by approximately 50% and boosted productivity by 20%
  • Implemented simplified subscription pricing to help keep licensing costs low
  • Delivered a stable, versatile foundation that maximises the value and efficiency of the supercomputing environment
Industry

Government

Location

China


Beijing Rural Commercial Bank

  • Unlocked significant cost savings by migrating away from proprietary hardware and OS
  • Reduced system administration requirements
  • Accelerated problem-solving
  • Reduced the effort involved in troubleshooting
Industry

Banking and Finance

Location

China


Biological E. Ltd.

  • Cut IT expenditure by 50 percent through lower investment, licensing and maintenance costs
  • Delivered 99.9 percent uptime for mission-critical SAP applications
  • Ensures that business continues as usual in the event of downtime with near-instant failover capabilities
Industry

Pharmaceuticals

Location

India


Bright Computing

  • Able to reach important segments of the market with this technology partnership
  • The Bright and SUSE partnership enables the ability to meet the requirements of the most complex and most demanding computing environments
Industry

High-Tech

Location

United States


Britehouse

  • Enabled low-cost, high-performance platform for SAP applications
  • Provided stable, secure platform for delivering software-as-a-service
  • Offered granular, auditable control over access to sensitive data
Industry

High-Tech

Location

South Africa


Broadview Networks

  • Building on its SUSE products and partnership
  • Geo clustering and The Broadview Networks geo redundant architecture
  • Geo clustering extensions including the geographic failover switch
Industry

Communications

Location

United States


BSE Ltd.

  • Cut IT operating costs by 50 percent
  • Improved agility, helping IT team respond more quickly to changing demands
Industry

Banking and Finance

Location

India


The Burton Corporation

  • Reduced overall server-related costs by 80%, compared to previous proprietary solution
  • Achieved 99.999% uptime
  • Reduced power consumption by 30%
Industry

Consumer Packaged Goods

Location

United States


Business Connexion

  • Created a flexible environment for hosted services
  • Delivered high performance for Oracle databases
  • Enabled competitive pricing for client services
Industry

High-Tech

Location

South Africa


Café Coffee Day

  • Improved control over extended supply chain
  • Gained reliable, scalable ERP platform with low cost of ownership
  • Ensured round-the-clock priority support for entire solution stack
Industry

Distribution

Location

India


Calzedonia Group

  • Saved 70% on hardware acquisition costs and saved 90% on hardware maintenance costs compared to a proprietary solution
  • Achieved 99.99% uptime for business-critical SAP applications
  • Simplified operational support through integrated support from both SAP and SUSE
Industry

Fashion/Retail

Location

Italy


Canadian Bank Note

  • Improvement in ease of management and ease of administration
  • Receive excellent support and excellent documentation
  • Open source community provides quick and easy ways to find answers to problems
Industry

Banking and Finance

Location

Canada


CASIO

  • Achieved virtualisation of Windows systems with almost no loss of performance
  • Reduced virtualisation costs by 90%, compared to an alternative solution
  • Gained a stable, high-performance platform for both current and future server virtualisation
Industry

Electronics

Location

Japan


Ceylon Biscuits Limited

  • Improves SAP application response times by 20 percent versus equivalent platform
  • Reduces cost of ownership considerably compared to UNIX platforms
  • Offers more than 98 percent availability for business-critical ERP system
Industry

Consumer Packaged Goods

Location

Sri Lanka


Changchun University of Technology

  • Saves on external support costs with rapid recovery in the event of unplanned outages
  • Cuts floor space, power and cooling requirements with a consolidated IT infrastructure
  • Reduces administration time with a unified management interface
  • Minimizes need for maintenance with a stable deployment of Xen virtualization on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Industry

Education

Location

China


Centre for Human Drug Research (CHDR)

  • Created a high-performance thin-client appliance capable of extremely rapid deployment
  • Enabled the re-use of existing desktop hardware, avoiding the need for new capital investments
  • Provided a fast and consistent user experience in the office, from home and on mobile devices anywhere
Industry

Health Care

Location

Netherlands


China Meteorological Administration

  • Reduced user administration costs by 70%
  • Increased security and scalability
  • Reduced administrative costs and decreased downtime
Industry

Government

Location

China


China Minsheng Banking Corporation

  • Slashed TCO of IT infrastructure by 80 percent
  • Reduces hardware costs for SAP HANA platform by 50 percent
  • 80 percent of problems solved in-house, with SUSE engineers fixing the rest
  • Boosted business agility by accelerating application delivery
Industry

Banking and Finance

Location

China


China Telecom Corporation Chongqing

  • Increased flexibility and reduced reliance on individual vendors
  • Reduced costs compared to proprietary UNIX operating systems
  • Provided high levels of security and stability
Industry

Telecommunications

Location

China


China UnionPay Merchant Services Co., Ltd

  • Supported tenfold company growth in ten years with consistent IT performance and stability
  • Contributed to employee productivity through ease of management
  • Met business needs via ongoing release of new capabilities
Industry

Banking and Finance

Location

China


China UnionPay

  • Slashed time-to-market for innovative banking services
  • Supported future business expansion
  • Cut hardware costs by 10 percent
Industry

Banking and Finance

Location

China


Ciclum Farma

  • Reduced IT operating costs by 50 percent through virtualization
  • Delivered 100 percent uptime for mission-critical SAP applications in nine months since the solution has gone live
Industry

Pharmaceuticals

Location

Portugal


CIR food

  • Reduces time taken to generate reports from 20 minutes to just seconds
  • Allows CIR food to manage huge amounts of data more quickly and cost-effectively
  • Supports better decision-making, helping the company to keep customer satisfaction high while controlling costs
  • Generated cost savings of 70%, which enabled CIR food to invest in SAP HANA running on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Industry

Food

Location

Italy


CNCA

  • Created stable, secure, reliable platform for business application
  • Reduced total cost of ownership by an estimated 15 percent and increased flexibility
Industry

Government

Location

China


Colacem

  • Helps the company to respond more proactively to new international challenges
  • Provides integrated, cost-effective and highly reliable support for core operations.
  • Streamlines and accelerates application updates
Industry

Manufacturing

Location

Italy


Computacenter AG & Co oHG

  • Able to manage and support sites with multiple Linux distributions while meeting stringent compliance regulations
  • Prepared to meet customer’s expectations now and into the future
Industry

Other

Location

Germany


Consol Glass

  • Saved, approximately, 25 percent on IT operating costs by migrating to a cloud environment
  • Reached 99.999 percent availability for business-critical SAP applications
  • Increased flexibility to react faster to changing market conditions
Industry

Manufacturing

Location

South Africa


Coop (Switzerland)

  • Enabled migration of 1,200 info terminals within 14 weeks
  • Provided a faster, more reliable platform for Java and web applications
  • Increased standardisation by running SUSE Linux Enterprise on both servers and info terminals in the shops
Industry

Retail/Wholesale

Location

Switzerland


Ctac

  • Increased flexibility with a single operating system on multiple hardware platforms
  • Automated patch management across multiple environments and Linux distributions
  • Accelerated deployment of new Linux instances to just 10 minutes
Industry

Software

Location

Netherlands


SUSE Successfully Delivers Major Linux Migration

  • SUSE software cuts time taken to provision IT services to 20 minutes, simplifying administration and minimizing business disruption
  • SUSE Manager boosted security and efficiency with the ability to patch hundreds of servers at once
  • The SUSE solution enabled the migration of thousands of instances from UNIX to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ahead of the original plan
Industry

Automotive

Location

Germany


DARZ

  • Opens up a new revenue stream
  • Low administration requirements thanks to clever use of automation
  • Reduces operating costs
  • Delivers outstanding reliability and excellent value for money
Industry

Computer Services

Location

Germany


Datalounges

  • Simplifies and accelerates the deployment of OpenStack cloud landscapes
  • Provides robust, secure, high-performance virtual servers in the cloud
  • Supports rapid innovation and the launch of new revenue-generating services
Industry

Computer Services

Location

Finland


Delta Lloyd Lebensversicherung AG

  • Reduced software licensing costs by up to 20%
  • Gained the ability to manage any RPM-based Linux distributions
  • Opened up new technical and commercial opportunities for the future
Industry

Insurance

Location

Germany


Delta Lloyd

  • Simplified Linux management by standardising on a single distribution
  • Reduced software licensing and support costs by porting a major application from IBM AIX to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • Reduced infrastructure costs by moving from proprietary hardware to commodity x86 processor-based servers
Industry

Insurance

Location

Netherlands


Descon Engineering Limited

  • Offered high resiliency to help keep mission-critical SAP ERP applications running at all times
  • Cut daily administration workload by 63%, thanks to user-friendly interface and resilient design
  • Enabled restoration of production services 80% faster than legacy environment, through high-availability configuration
Industry

Engineering

Location

Pakistan


Deutsche Flugsicherung

  • Experienced zero downtime since implementation
  • Avoided additional investment in proprietary, closed-source operating systems
  • Significant savings on license fees at both the development stage and when the systems are in operation
Industry

Other

Location

Germany


Deutsche Rentenversicherung

  • Contributed to a 10% reduction in total operational costs by migrating to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for z Systems and LinuxONE
  • Consolidated standalone servers, increasing energy efficiency and cutting hardware costs
  • Built a more open platform that supports future software development
Industry

Insurance

Location

Germany


Dimension Data India

  • Delivers proven platform for meeting client demands around SAP performance
  • Ensures excellent OEM support for both OS and SAP systems
  • Provides SAP application environments on SUSE OS in SAP-certified data centers
Industry

Computer Services

Location

India


dm-drogerie markt

  • Cuts SAP response times by 40 percent on average
  • Migration completed three months earlier than planned
  • Enables better price-performance ratio
Industry

Retail/Wholesale

Location

Germany


Dresden Chess Olympiad

  • Broadcast 6,050 chess games, with 550 concurrent games in early stages
  • Served near real-time updates to up to one million simultaneous viewers
  • Provided stable, high-performance environment at low cost
Industry

Government

Location

Germany


Dundee City Council

  • Gained a single certified platform for business-critical applications
  • Supported increasing levels of virtualization for a smaller, more efficient infrastructure
  • Provided a stable, secure, cost-effective and flexible platform
Industry

Government

Location

United Kingdom


Dynaplast

  • Eliminated month-end financial closing delays
  • Cut backup times from more than two hours to around 30 minutes
  • Reduced hardware costs and software licence fees
Industry

Manufacturing

Location

Indonesia


Edumate

  • Delivers more than US$20,000 a year in appliance development cost savings
  • Cuts image deployment time from four or five hours to just 20 minutes
  • Provides greater control and consistency over appliance development
Industry

Computer Services

Location

Australia


EFiS EDI Finance Service AG

  • Reduced energy costs by 30 percent
  • Accelerated deployment of new systems by more than 90 percent
Industry

Banking and Finance

Location

Germany


Emmelibri

  • Boosts processing capacity for business-critical SAP applications
  • Helps to save 25% in software and hardware licensing costs
  • Offers a clear, realistic roadmap for future requirements
Industry

Media/Publishing

Location

Italy


EnBW

  • Provides excellent performance for business-critical SAP systems and Oracle databases
  • Significantly cut operational costs by reducing the number of physical servers needed
  • Saves time on routine IT management tasks
Industry

Utility

Location

Germany


Endress+Hauser

  • Moved from IBM AIX to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for z Systems and LinuxONE, enabling consolidation of 14 physical servers to a single IBM z Systems mainframe
  • Enabled very rapid provisioning and easy management of virtualized Linux environments
  • Simplified disaster recovery processes for business-critical SAP applications
Industry

Manufacturing

Location

Switzerland


Epitech

  • Simplified the deployment and management of cloud infrastructure
  • Enabled the rapid creation of sandbox environments for student projects
  • Provided valuable hands-on experience of open cloud technologies
Industry

Education

Location

France


eThekwini Municipality

  • Provided a stable platform for handling 30 billion ZAR in annual payments
  • Decreased software licensing costs by a factor of up to five
  • Avoided deploying and licensing up to 60 standalone servers
Industry

Government

Location

South Africa


Etos

  • Eliminated unexpected downtime
  • Reduced hardware costs by 80 percent and software costs by 20 percent
  • Reduced overall IT costs by 650,000
Industry

Retail/Wholesale

Location

Netherlands


EUROCONTROL

  • Delivered more than a 20% cost advantage over alternative configurations
  • Increased flexibility and met all the business requirements for safety, performance and availability using virtualisation
  • Simplified management for a complex environment by using the IBM zEnterprise Unified Resource Manager and Linux on the hybrid IBM zEnterprise System, helping to significantly reduce administrative effort, time and costs
Industry

Aviation

Location

Netherlands


European Space Agency

  • Supported better efficiency in financial processes
  • Slashed system maintenance costs by 40 percent in year one
  • Cut energy expense and cooling costs by eliminating 150 physical server
Industry

Research and Engineering

Location

Italy


European Space Agency

  • Around 60 systems installed in ESA deep space ground stations will be migrated to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server between 2012 and 2014
  • Around 350 systems running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server have been deployed at ESOC, mainly for Spacecraft Mission Control
  • Motivation to migrate: implementing a robust, easy-to-configure OS for long-term maintainability
  • Deployed a stable and consistent baseline platform to support important scientific missions
Industry

Research and Engineering

Location

France


Evonik Industries

  • Boosted performance: some SAP applications run four to five times faster on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • Reduced hardware costs by moving from proprietary systems to x86 platforms
  • Received seamless technical support for both SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and SAP through a single point of access
Industry

Chemicals

Location

Germany


Fabbrica Automatismi Apertura Cancelli (FAAC)

  • Reduced maintenance costs by 50% by moving from a proprietary operating system to Linux
  • Improved performance, reducing SAP response times by 50%
  • Simplified system management, reducing workload by up to 15%
Industry

Manufacturing

Location

Italy


Fauji Fertilizer Bin Qasim Ltd

  • Provided a highly cost-effective infrastructure for SAP ERP
  • Achieved better than 99% availability in the SAP environment
  • Gained a single point of contact for all IT support issues
Industry

Manufacturing

Location

Pakistan


Federal Employment Agency

  • Gained a stable platform offering certified compatibility with numerous applications
  • Lowered database server operations costs by 80 percent
  • Reduced power consumption by more than 80 percent
Industry

Government

Location

Germany


FIS-ASP

  • Able to implement more complex and more sophisticated SAP Landscapes to their customers
  • Systems online 100% of the time
Industry

High-Tech

Location

Germany


Geberit

  • Saved licensing costs and improved overall uptime
  • Improved SAP system performance by up to 60%
  • Gained integrated support from SUSE and SAP
Industry

Industrial Products

Location

Switzerland


GESIS

  • Reduced downtime during system updates by 83%
  • Shortened the time it takes to patch systems by 75%
  • Cut IT hardware and operating costs considerably
Industry

Manufacturing

Location

Germany


Getronics

  • Built robust high-availability platform for business-critical SAP applications
  • Reduced total cost of ownership for hosting environment
  • Created flexible standardised platform for future client environments
Industry

High-Tech

Location

Netherlands


GRAWE Group

  • Eliminated the time-consuming task of updating servers individually, improving productivity by 20%
  • Accelerated the deployment of new systems by 40%
  • Increased visibility of the server landscape, providing an instant overview for system administrators
Industry

Insurance

Location

Austria


Greenply

  • Reduced IT operational costs by streamlining OS management and maintenance
  • Accelerated business insight, cutting report run-times from hours to minutes
  • Provided a stable, high-performance, easy-to-manage platform for SAP ERP
  • Eliminated dependence on costly proprietary hardware
Industry

Industrial Products

Location

India


Gruppo API

  • Consolidated numerous physical and virtual machines to a single IBM z10 mainframe
  • Gained open, flexible platform for new applications
  • Reduced costs for hardware, software and maintenance
Industry

Energy/Gas

Location

Italy


Halkbank Turkey

  • Helps to reduce infrastructure complexity and simplify maintenance
  • Expected to reduce software development and licensing costs considerably
  • Provides a stable, flexible platform for supporting future business growth
Industry

Banking and Finance

Location

Turkey


Heritage Foods Ltd.

  • Cut 50 percent from IT capital and operational costs by embracing Linux
  • Gained a reliable, high-performance, easy-to-manage platform for SAP ERP
  • Enabled high availability at low cost, with near-zero RPO
  • Boosted performance, cutting runtime for SAP jobs by up to 93 percent
Industry

Retail/Wholesale

Location

India


Hostnordic

  • Expanded product offerings by 20 percent without the need for additional personnel
  • Ensures high-quality support by enabling teams to continue working with familiar tools
  • Reduced the cost of deployment through tight integration with existing systems
Industry

Managed Services

Location

Denmark


ICU IT Services

  • Sets ICU IT Services apart as the first company in the Benelux to go live with LinuxONE
  • Cuts complexity, management effort and software costs with the ability to support hundreds of virtual Linux servers on a single system
  • Will help ICU IT Services broaden its service portfolio to grow market share and revenues
Industry

Computer Services

Location

Netherlands


Imperial Health Sciences

  • Boosts SAP application performance by 40%, improving service quality
  • Reduces total cost of ownership for IT systems by 90%
  • Ensures high availability for business-critical systems in the healthcare supply chain
Industry

Distribution

Location

South Africa


INFONAVIT

  • Saved US$3 million in hardware costs and US$1.5 million in software licensing
  • Reduced projected implementation costs by more than 50 percent
  • Increased flexibility, security and reliability of IT infrastructure
Industry

Government

Location

Mexico


Infonet Nederland B.V.

  • Cut IT operational costs by 20%
  • Reduced administration workload by 30%
  • Consolidated physical server landscape by 75%
Industry

High-Tech

Location

Netherlands


Informatics Innovation Center

  • Boosted acceptance of mainframe platform among students
  • Increased efficiency with modern management and configuration tools
  • Provided compatibility with many state-of- the-art software packages
Industry

Education

Location

Germany


Inovelan

  • Accelerated build phase for new software appliances
  • Cut deployment time and cost in half
  • Enabled greater focus on core service-provision tasks
Industry

Computer Services

Location

France


INSERM

  • Standardized on a smaller number of Linux distributions for reduced TCO
  • Ensured continuing high levels of availability and performance
  • Gained new clarity and reduced time to patch servers
Industry

Government

Location

France


Irish Centre for High-End Computing

  • Boosted stability, performance and computational power
  • Enabled users to perform more complex and demanding research and development activities
  • Contributed to optimal price-performance through small OS footprint
Industry

Government

Location

Ireland


iSphere Technologies

  • Offers rapid, cost-effective scalability as the business grows
  • Delivers built-in high-availability features to protect mission-critical client data
  • Enables straightforward management of virtual and physical resources via a single pane of glass
Industry

Computer Services

Location

South Africa


Jiangsu Province Rural Credit Co-operative Union

  • Consolidated thousands of computers, reducing hardware needs by 90%
  • Reduced hardware and software licensing costs by 60%
  • Simplified maintenance by centralising IT infrastructure in fewer data centres
Industry

Banking and Finance

Location

China


KEONICS

  • Guarantees 100% uptime for clients’ mission-critical applications
  • Cuts maintenance costs by 50%
  • Delivers the benefits of cloud, with the security of a mainframe
  • Ongoing partnership with SUSE and IBM helps promote the new service
Industry

Computer Services

Location

India


Kiabi

  • Doubled performance of certain Oracle databases versus AIX
  • Decreased TCO of IT for logistics by 30 percent
  • Cut time-to-market for new services from weeks to hours
Industry

Retail/Wholesale

Location

France


Kongsberg Spacetec

  • Helps the company meet customer demand for exceptional stability and performance
  • Boosts efficiency by reducing support costs and effort
  • Reduces development time for new systems, shortening time to market
Industry

Research and Development

Location

Norway


Leibniz Supercomputing Centre

  • Boosted overall performance by a factor of 50, making SuperMUC the fastest supercomputer in Europe and the fourth fastest worldwide when it went into production
  • Simplified system configuration with leading automation tools such as AutoYaST
  • Improved energy efficiency with advanced power saving features, providing 20 times more performance per watt than the previous environment
  • Enables smooth migration from Itanium 2 to x86 processor architecture
Industry

Research

Location

Germany


Leiden University

  • Increased standardization of IT landscape, reducing costs
  • Reduced hardware costs by adopting open technology
  • Gained a stable, cost-efficient and flexible platform for SAP
Industry

Education

Location

Netherlands


Lulu Group

  • Cut the cost of growth by 20 percent by migrating from proprietary OS and hardware
  • Improved availability, security and performance while reducing costs
  • Gained a high-performance platform for business analytics
Industry

Retail/Wholesale

Location

United Arab Emirates


Macau Government Portal for Civil Servants

  • Gained stable, responsive and flexible platform for portal services
  • Diverted expenditure from software licensing into staff training
  • Increased efficiency and speed of access to information
Industry

Government

Location

China


Mahindra Retail

  • Provided low-cost, high-availability platform for SAP ERP
  • Enabled enterprise-class solution on commodity hardware
  • Achieved high availability for mission-critical workloads
Industry

Retail/Wholesale

Location

India


Mainzer Volksbank eG

  • Saves EUR 100,000 a year in software licensing and maintenance costs
  • Ensures 99.999% system availability, supporting smooth operations
  • Provides a super-stable, cost-efficient alternative to the mainframe
Industry

Banking and Finance

Location

Germany


Marist College

  • Reduced time to deploy new workloads
  • Supported users with a third of the staff needed on alternative platforms
  • Provided services to other schools with no additional resources
Industry

Education

Location

United States


MBV Systèmes d’Information

  • Enabled clients to deploy new SAP HANA systems rapidly
  • Provided extremely high availability and performance
  • Supported large databases and delivered real-time reporting
Industry

Computer Services

Location

France


Miami-Dade County

  • Gained agility to quickly provide new services as needed
  • Maximised IT staff efficiency; managing the z/Linux infrastructure with less than one FTE
  • Ensured continuous availability for business critical applications
Industry

Government

Location

United States


Micro Silicon Electronics Corporation

  • Reduced software licensing costs by 70 percent
  • Reduced the total number of servers by 20 percent
  • Cut hardware costs by 40 percent
  • Reduced IT workload by 60 percent through increased stability and simplified maintenance
Industry

Other

Location

Taiwan, Republic of China


National Foods Limited

  • Improved security for business-critical ERP systems
  • Reduced workload for IT administrators by 50%
  • Gained a single point of contact for SAP and Linux support
Industry

Manufacturing

Location

Pakistan


National Library of South Africa

  • Avoided high initial and ongoing costs
  • Gained a more stable and secure system
Industry

Government

Location

South Africa


Neusoft Wuhan

  • Increased performance of Oracle databases and applications by 30 to 50 percent
  • Reduced software licensing and support costs by 50 percent
  • Minimized downtime and maintenance workload, improving operational efficiency by 10 to 15 percent
Industry

Health Care

Location

China


The New South Wales Fire Brigades

  • Reduced hardware costs by migrating to virtualised Linux servers
  • Enabled greater flexibility and speed of response to new requirements
  • Improved the ease and speed of IT disaster recovery
Industry

Government

Location

Australia


NIIT Technologies Ltd.

  • Slashed client deployment times from up to six weeks to just four hours
  • 100% availability and no unplanned downtime ensure high-quality client services
  • Cut administration by 30%, enabling staff to focus on value-added tasks
  • Reduced cost of ownership by almost 50%
Industry

Computer Services

Location

India


Nimble Group

  • Supported rapid business growth with a highly scalable telephony solution
  • Deployed advanced clustering technologies to maximize availability
  • Used open source software to achieve cost savings of 75 percent versus comparable proprietary solutions
Industry

Banking and Finance

Location

South Africa


NWK

  • Improves processing speeds and reduces database backup window by more than
  • Offers strong reliability for key financial applications and business systems
  • Supports a more open and flexible infrastructure model
Industry

Agriculture

Location

South Africa


Office Depot

  • Simplified IT environment by implementing an open platform solution
  • Reduced hardware costs and total cost of ownership
  • Achieved 100% ROI on Linux investment in first year
Industry

Retail/Wholesale

Location

United States


ONGC Tripura Power Company (OTPC)

  • Achieved rapid deployment of stable SAP ERP environment
  • Cut TCO by up to 70 percent versus UNIX-based solution
  • Reduced software costs by up to 30 percent versus Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Gained access to integrated, single-source support from SUSE for full SAP ERP stack
Industry

Energy/Gas

Location

India


Open University, UK

  • Easy-to-follow image-building process
  • Simplified deployment of software images
  • Easy-to-learn for students of all levels
Products
Industry

Education

Location

United Kingdom


Orbis Oy

  • Reduced software support and licensing costs
  • Enabled rapid upgrade to latest version of SAP
  • Improved flexibility and speed of disaster recovery
Industry

Manufacturing

Location

Finland


Orchard Park Police Department

  • Maintains network performance of 400-500 IOPS
  • Supports body cameras and critical surveillance tools
  • Provides the ability to retain video data for legal purposes
Industry

Government

Location

United States


ORIX

  • Upgraded more than 40 servers rapidly and non-disruptively
  • Ensured ongoing support and high-frequency patching for critical systems
  • Expected to save up to six hours of server management each month
  • Extended protection against estimated A$100,000 cost of outages
Industry

Financial Services

Location

Australia


oXya

  • Created a single repository of software packages for each client, cutting administration
  • Standardized each client’s OS landscape, supporting faster updates
  • Accelerated the deployment of security patches, protecting client systems
Industry

Other

Location

France


oXya

  • Increased availability for hosted SAP environments
  • Decreased costs for operating system licenses and support
  • Delivered TCO savings of up to 80 percent
Industry

High-Tech

Location

France


Pacific Textiles Ltd

  • Increases scalability, facilitating the company’s migration to SAP ERP
  • Provides a highly available platform for mission-critical ERP applications
  • Frees the company from the limitations of proprietary IT platforms
Industry

Manufacturing

Location

Hong Kong


PCMS Group plc

  • Enables constant availability for point-of-sale (POS) systems
  • Drives cost-efficiencies with automated management of the POS landscape
  • Reduces manual effort with preconfigured, prepackaged software libraries
Industry

Computer Services

Location

United Kingdom


Peerless Clothing

  • Deployed SAP applications on Linux platform, saving at least US$700,000 compared to the cost of a UNIX-based solution
  • Reduced hardware by 90 percent
  • Reduced desktop imaging time by 90 percent
Industry

Manufacturing

Location

Canada


Peev Consulting

  • 90% total cost of ownership saving for customers
  • 40% increase in performance for customers
Industry

Managed Services

Location

South Africa


Pfortner

  • Cut software development time by 60%
  • Simplified and accelerated training process for new developers
  • Achieved competitive advantage through faster time-to-market
Industry

High-Tech

Location

South Africa


pharm-analyt

  • Accelerated database archiving from two hours to 30 minutes, even as data volumes doubled
  • Cut overall server costs by more than 50 percent
  • Enabled separation of IT services at no additional cost
Industry

Research and Development

Location

Austria


Pick n Pay

  • Provided centralised, automated management of an extensive POS estate, reducing time spent on maintenance and support, and improving control of business systems
  • Enabled an enhanced lifecycle management of entire infrastructure, with improved overview of configuration, software versions and status of POS devices at all retail locations
  • Improved system resilience: in the event of network problems, stores can operate business- critical systems independently of branch or administrative servers
Industry

Retail/Wholesale

Location

South Africa


Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

  • Implemented largest cache-coherent shared-memory system in the world
  • Delivered outstanding performance for over 1300 researchers working on 373 projects
  • Operated without a security incident while providing open access to systems
Industry

Research and Development

Location

United States


Pneuhage

  • Reduced licensing costs and improved compatibility
  • Supported high-availability strategy by minimizing downtime
  • Facilitated automation with powerful scripting environment
Industry

Retail/Wholesale

Location

Germany


ProtoSoft

  • Capable to quickly, securely and efficiently manage and administer various Linux distributions with the same tool
  • Significant reduction in IT costs for customers
  • Customers are provided with greater security and stability in their Linux infrastructure
Products
Industry

Retail/Wholesale

Location

Germany


Rackspace

  • SUSE was willing to take on the challenge that Rackspace presented to them.
  • Because SUSE Manager can provide patch management for multiple Linux distributions, it reduces the number of different patch management systems Rackspace needs to deploy to serve its customers—
Industry

High-Tech

Location

United States


Robert Bosch Car Multimedia GmbH

  • Reduced IT expenditure thanks to lower subscription and maintenance costs
  • Improved system reliability, supporting smooth operations 24/7
  • Ensured rapid response to security threats with excellent patch availability
Industry

Automotive

Location

Germany


Rusan Pharma

  • Offers 40 percent lower costs compared to alternative platforms
  • Provides excellent reliability for business-critical systems, with no unplanned downtime in 2.5 years
  • Enabled business growth through conformity with global compliance standards
Industry

Health Care

Location

India


S2 Inc., Ltd.

  • Reduced cloud infrastructure deployment time—from over one year to just three months
  • Integrates the services of a variety of vendors to provide the optimum system for S2’s business and its customers
  • Provides excellent continuous operation and stability
Industry

Computer Services

Location

Japan


SAGAFLOR AG

  • Delivers a fast, scalable platform that is easy to manage
  • 40 percent faster deployment of new SAP systems
  • Provides a reliable foundation for SAP HANA to help business users optimize offerings based on products, margins and revenues analytics
Industry

Retail/Wholesale

Location

Germany


santalucia

  • Cut operating systems costs
  • Boosted productivity of the IT department
  • Eliminated inefficiencies to support business growth
Industry

Insurance

Location

Spain


SAP Community Network

  • Provided an online collaboration hub that can support 10,000 concurrent users
  • Reduced per-user infrastructure costs
  • Increased reliability and eliminated unplanned outages
Industry

High-Tech

Location

United States


SAP SE

  • Achieved 99.999% system availability
  • Reduced total costs of ownership and optimized licensing
  • Streamlined cloud operations and enabled three-figure growth
Industry

Computer Services

Location

Germany


Stichting Epilepsie Instellingen Nederland

  • Reduced time taken to exchange data between organisations and information systems by 60 percent
  • Enabled secure sharing of patient and medical data between SEIN and other healthcare institutions
  • Eliminated inaccessible data silos, enabling easier information sharing
Industry

Health Care

Location

Netherlands


Sesame Workshop

  • Reduced inventory administration time by 70%
  • Moved to an open web infrastructure that costs 85% less than a proprietary solution
  • Consolidated web servers by 80% with Xen virtualization
  • Reduced hardware costs by 30%
Industry

Entertainment

Location

United States


Shenzhen Development Bank

  • Achieved a five-to-one consolidation ratio of physical servers to virtual servers
  • Reduced energy consumption in the data centre by 20% to 30%
  • Improved stability and availability of services
Industry

Banking and Finance

Location

China


SICOOB

  • Saves USD 2.5 million a year thanks to a huge increase in available processing power
  • Accommodates a 50 percent increase in business volumes with 40 percent fewer mainframe cores
  • Enables faster, easier system management with built-in configuration tools
Industry

Banking and Finance

Location

Brazil


SNS Bank

  • Reduced operating costs for Web applications
  • Enabled rapid deployment of new servers
  • Increased security and availability of Web servers
Industry

Banking and Finance

Location

Netherlands


Sony Italia

  • Consolidated 12 physical servers to virtual machines running on two physical servers
  • Saved an estimated 60% on server acquisition costs
  • Reduced TCO by cutting power and cooling requirements
Industry

Other

Location

Italy


Sparda-Datenverarbeitung eG

  • Cut software costs by approximately 50 percent
  • Increased administration efficiency; a team of three can manage 120 virtual environments
  • Improved business continuity by providing automated failover within seconds
Industry

Banking and Finance

Location

Germany


St Mary MacKillop College

  • Eliminated downtime during normal working hours through automated patching and updates
  • Saved an estimated seven man-hours per month in patching servers
  • Improved security through accurate application of pre-tested patches
  • Achieved increase in network bandwidth and availability from hosting in Amazon cloud
Industry

Education

Location

Australia


Standard Media Group

  • Offered lower costs compared to alternative platforms
  • Enhanced the security around business-critical systems
  • Enabled Standard Media to run unlimited virtualized machines at no extra cost
  • Reduced time to apply patches by 80 percent
Industry

Other

Location

Kenya


STIA Holzindustrie GmbH

  • Achieved 99.9% availability for some applications
  • Reduced time to patch systems from around 20 hours to 10 hours per month while helping to improve security
  • Reduced time spent on system administration, cutting costs by 10%
Industry

Manufacturing

Location

Austria


Stichting Epilepsie Instellingen Nederland

  • Reduced time taken to exchange data between organisations and information systems by 60 percent
  • Enabled secure sharing of patient and medical data between SEIN and other healthcare institutions
  • Eliminated inaccessible data silos, enabling easier information sharing
Industry

Health Care

Location

Netherlands


SUMOL+COMPAL

  • Created an integrated, flexible infrastructure for core business applications with the ability to leverage existing hardware
  • Reduced costs through simplified licensing models and virtualization
  • Benefited from the ease of use and community support for open source technology
Industry

Government

Location

Portugal


Synjones

  • Enabled Synjones to complete new implementations 50 percent faster
  • Increased total availability, with no unplanned downtime in 18 months of operation
  • Reduced software licensing costs by 25 percent
Industry

High-Tech

Location

China


Teplaren Kosice a. s.

  • Cut support and hardware costs by 50%, offering better return on IT spend
  • Improved employee productivity
  • Cut OS administration by 20% and install times from one day to 15 minutes
  • Enhanced IT performance, reducing SAP transaction times by 30%
Industry

Utility

Location

Slovakia


Teradata

  • Process big data without any issues— securely, reliably, and fast.
  • Provide faster, better service and lower costs.
Industry

High-Tech

Location

United States


The New South Wales Fire Brigades

  • Reduced hardware costs by migrating to virtualized Linux servers
  • Enabled greater flexibility and speed of response to new requirements
  • Improved the ease and speed of IT disaster recovery
Industry

Government

Location

Australia


Tokyo Institute of Technology

  • Supports peak performance of 5.7 petaflops (PFlops), the best of any cluster-type supercomputer in Japan
  • Provides interconnectivity with consumer IT equipment as well as support for high-end environments
  • Helped Tsubame become one of the world’s top-ranked large-scale cluster-type supercomputers
  • Offers excellent management capabilities
Industry

Research

Location

Japan


Total

  • Raised computational performance, enabling faster simulations
  • Enabled 10-times increase in computing capacity
  • Optimized price-performance, keeping TCO as low as possible
Industry

Agriculture and Mining

Location

France


Turners & Growers Ltd

  • Increased performance of business-critical SAP applications by around 15 percent
  • Significantly reduced the company’s SAP license fees
  • Cut 60 percent from OS licensing costs
  • Cut time spent applying security patches by 60 percent
Industry

Agriculture and Mining

Location

New Zealand


TVS Infotech

  • Cuts maintenance and licensing costs by 30 percent
  • Redirects time and resources to enhance customer service quality
  • Enables simple, low-cost scalability and supports business growth
Industry

Computer Services

Location

India


Tyro Payments

  • Initial reduction of 50 percent in annual subscription cost
  • Enabled phased OS migration, minimizing impact on staff resources
  • Maintained high availability throughout significant infrastructure expansion
  • Facilitated adoption of DevOps practices, for shorter time to market
Industry

Banking and Finance

Location

Australia


UCS Solutions

  • Increased performance for some analyses by up to 600 percent
  • Accelerated one set of complex SAP processes from 14 hours to 7
  • Reduced storage requirements by 90 percent
Industry

Computer Services

Location

South Africa


Unify

  • Enhances Unify’s UC offering
  • Avoids licensing fees, keeping operational costs low
Industry

Communications

Location

United States


Unisys

  • Provide the ability to add virtual machines as necessary to solve complex problems in real time
  • Extraordinary scalability for big data solutions
  • Can host SUSE Linux Enterprise and migrated Unix application workloads on the same platform and provision them across all delivery models
Industry

High-Tech

Location

United States


Universal Commodity Exchange (UCX)

  • Provided a high-performance, high-availability platform for SAP ERP
  • Enabled near-real-time trade settlement and financial clearing
Industry

Banking and Finance

Location

India


University of Arkansas

  • Managed entire mainframe environment with just 1.5 FTEs
  • Delivered cloud-based services to other universities
  • Delivered outstanding performance for compute-intensive SAP applications
Industry

Education

Location

United States


University of Bari

  • Created an easily manageable platform for cloud computing
  • Simplified the creation of test and development environments within the University's computer science labs
  • Enabled cost-effective development of solutions for small businesses and local communities
Industry

Education

Location

Italy


University of Bologna

  • Gained cost-effective, high-performance platform for Oracle
  • Reduced paper-based administration by implementing web-based applications
  • Enabled online enrollment and payment for courses
Industry

Education

Location

Italy


USHARESOFT

  • Launched with tier one system integrators
  • Allowed for easy deployment
Industry

High-Tech

Location

France


Verspieren

  • Provides a reliable platform for Verspieren's business-critical applications
  • Offers low operational costs and high performance
  • Helps IT staff focus on more productive activities
Industry

Insurance

Location

France


Vienna Hospital Association

  • Accelerated maintenance tasks by 50 percent, shortening scheduled downtime
  • Facilitates prioritization of system maintenance and ensures accurate track record and consistent updates across a large number of servers
  • Reduced IT costs while securing reliability and high performance for SAP applications
Industry

Health Care

Location

Austria


Viollier

  • Slashed time to complete major patch updates by 84 percent
  • Tightened security through regimented patch management
  • Eased the burden of system administration
Industry

Health Care

Location

Switzerland


Vitec Autodata AS Norge

  • Reduced software maintenance costs by running new mainframe workloads on Linux
  • Enabled faster, less costly response to customer demands for new functionality
  • Created a stable, agile environment for serving multiple customers securely
Industry

Automotive

Location

Norway


Vonpar

  • Provided a stable and highly available environment for SAP applications
  • Reduced hardware costs by 75%, software costs by 20% and power costs by 12.5%
  • Increased IT team productivity by 30% and reduced administrative workload by 10% to 20%
Industry

Food and Beverage

Location

Brazil


Western & Southern Financial Group

  • Implemented Linux servers in each branch office for 25% of the cost of a proprietary caching solution
  • Increased caching speed in branch offices by 50%
  • Reduced software costs with open source applications
Industry

Banking and Finance

Location

United States


WIEN-TICKET

  • Reliable and prompt support
  • Platform that grows with future requirements
  • 100-percent uptime for ticketing application
Industry

Entertainment

Location

Austria


Wolters Kluwer Italia

  • Reduced hardware and software costs by migrating from a proprietary solution to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • Consolidated infrastructure with virtualization
  • Accelerated provisioning of new Linux servers for SAP applications
Industry

Publishing

Location

Italy


Wright Flood

  • Reduced update time from hours to minutes
  • Decreased compliance auditing time from a day to one half hour
  • Enhanced security and compliance by controlling updates
Industry

Insurance

Location

United States


Yildiz Technical University

  • Made mainframe more accessible for students
  • Offered a stable teaching and administrative environment
  • Equipped students with marketable skills for their future careers
  • Reduced maintenance burden by up to a factor of 100
Industry

Education

Location

Turkey