said, "The Enterprise Cloud Alliance provides the opportunity to enhance our strategic relationship with SUSE and increase awareness of SUSE Linux
Enterprise for customers searching for best-in-class enterprise solutions.
In which the acquisition is SUSE Linux
Enterprise Server (SLES), SUSE Linux
Enterprise High Availability Extension maintenance of the combined total of:
A Holistic Partnership, SUSE Linux
Enterprise Server & IBM zEnterprise System
According to the company, SUSE Linux
Enterprise 11 SP1 is optimised for all IT infrastructures (physical, virtual and cloud) and offers the following enhancements: broad virtualisation support, including Xen 4.
The Sun Ultra 20, Ultra 20 M2, Ultra 40 and Ultra 40 M2 Workstations are available with SUSE Linux
Enterprise Desktop, certified and supported by Sun.
Alpha NetSolutions, software integrator and Novell Platinum partner, was responsible for the integration between Trapeze's Mobility System on Novell's SUSE Linux
IBM's DB2 database software is a leader in database scalability, reliability, multimedia extensibility, and Web enablement needed for the most demanding e-business applications," said Boris Nalbach, CTO SuSE Linux
Enterprise 11 delivers innovations in several areas, including appliances, interoperability and mission-critical computing.
By fully supporting physical, virtual, appliance and cloud computing models with SUSE Linux
Enterprise, Novell can help customers at each step in the evolution of the data center.
Under this promotion, which runs through the end of March 2005, IBM and Novell are teaming to provide software vendors the opportunity to evaluate SUSE LINUX
Enterprise Server 9 for IBM's Linux on POWER line of servers at no initial charge, including 90 days of online software updates from Novell at no cost.
Enterprise Server includes a unique set of server administration, configuration and deployment tools to simplify installation and system maintenance.
The SUSE Appliance Program will enable ISVs to bundle their applications with customized versions of the SUSE Linux
Enterprise platform and to deliver the bundle as a software appliance, which can be run natively on x86-based hardware, or as a virtual appliance, which includes a paravirtualized kernel designed to deliver optimal performance in a virtualized environment.