SUSE to join Dell Emerging Solutions Ecosystem
Open source software company SUSE on Friday announced at Dell World it was selected to join technology giant Dell's Emerging Solutions Ecosystem as an open source cloud solution provider.
The ecosystem drives collaborative innovation by providing a single point of contact to complementary, best-of-breed hardware, software and services in emerging technology areas such as open source cloud and big data.
Customers will be able to purchaseSUSE Cloud, an automated cloud computing platform, directly from Dell to accelerate cloud computing deployments in order to respond and adapt to constantly changing customer demands and capitalize immediately on new market opportunities.
Launched in August 2012, SUSE Cloud is the first enterprise-ready, private cloud solution to help customers improve resource utilization and speed the delivery of IT services across a secure, compliant and fully supported cloud environment.
SUSE Cloud combines the power of theOpenStack project and the flexibility of the Dell Crowbarproject with SUSE engineering excellence and support.
The result simplifies deployment and ongoing administration of the physical cloud infrastructure so customers have maximum flexibility to configure their clouds to meet specific needs.
"SUSE Cloud leverages the Dell-developed Crowbar framework so our customers can more easily and quickly deploy OpenStack-powered private clouds," said Michael Miller, vice president of global alliances and marketing, SUSE.
"We're pleased to be part of Dell's Emerging Solutions Ecosystem and looking forward to collaborating more with Dell and other ecosystem partners to deliver solutions customers can use to build OpenStack clouds in hours instead of days."