New SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP® Applications Available

       New SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP® Applications Available

New SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 Service Pack 3
delivers improved performance, reliability and security

PR Newswire

NUREMBERG, Germany, Oct. 22, 2013

NUREMBERG, Germany, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SUSE® today announced the
availability of the newest SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP®Applications,
based on SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 3. It offers the advantages of
the newest SUSE Linux Enterprise, providing customers more scale-up and
scale-out options to run workloads in mission-critical SAP software
environments. As a result, customers can experience improved performance,
increased reliability and enhanced security.

"Hundreds of customers worldwide, such as CIR Food and the Calzedonia Group,
are more competitive by deploying SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP
Applications," said Michael Miller, vice president of global alliances and
marketing for SUSE. "With support for the latest industry-standard hardware,
RAS features and other enhancements, this updated version of SUSE Linux
Enterprise Server 11 gives organizations more scale-up and scale-out options
than ever before to run their SAP mission-critical workloads on Linux."

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 3 enhancements include:

  oSupport for the SAP software provisioning manager for easier and
    more-reliable software provisioning, saving time and resources.
  oSupport for the SAP Business One application version for the SAP HANA®
    platform, providing simple steps to a tailored appliance with less time
    spent on installation, setup and configuration, ensuring a
    ready-to-connect delivery.
  oSupport for the latest high-performance, industry-standard Intel
    processors (Intel Xeon processor E5 Family and the 4th-generation Intel
    Core processor) and AMD Opteron 4000 and 6000 Series Platforms.
  oBetter scale-out options with storage, file system and networking
  oEnhanced clustering capabilities such as faster IP load balancing or
    connection tracking to meet the most stringent service-level agreement.

Today's announcement was made at the SAP TechEd Las Vegas conference, being
held Oct. 21-25, where SUSE is exhibiting in booth 155. For additional
information on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, visit

About SUSE
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Linux and cloud infrastructure solutions that give enterprises greater control
and flexibility. More than 20 years of engineering excellence, exceptional
service and an unrivaled partner ecosystem power the products and support that
help our customers manage complexity, reduce cost, and confidently deliver
mission-critical services. The lasting relationships we build allow us to
adapt and deliver the smarter innovation they need to succeed – today and
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Contact: Kevan Barney, SUSE, +1 801-861-2931,, or Adam Novak,
PAN Communications, +1 617-502-4300,
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