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
Products
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

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

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

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

  • 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

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 System z
  • 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

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

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 System z, enabling consolidation of 14 physical servers to a single IBM System z 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
France

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 percent
  • Shortened the time it takes to patch systems by 75 percent
  • 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

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

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

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

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
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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

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

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

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
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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
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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

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

STIA Holzindustrie GmbH

  • Achieved 99.9 percent 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 percent
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

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Industry
Agriculture and Mining
Location
Germany

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

  • Expanded user capacity from 100 to more than 10,000 students
  • Increased computing power by 200%
  • Increased computing power by 200%
  • Improved competitiveness, making its supercomputer capabilities number one in Asia
Industry
Education
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

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
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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

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