Software maker Novell and VMware have jointly announced the availability of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMware during the ongoing VMworld conference in San Francisco.
In a joint press release, the companies informed that the server is designed to reduce IT complexity and allow customers to easily move to a cloud based environment.
Joe Wagner, senior vice president and general manager, Global Alliances, Novell, said in a statement that “This unique partnership gives VMware and Novell customers a simplified and lower-cost way to virtualize and manage their IT environments, from the data center to fully virtualized datacenters.”
Apart from the high reliability and interoperability, the server platform comes with the widest range of support applications than other Linux based server offerings, bringing around 6,000 applications to users.
The SUSE Linux Enterprise Server has been specifically designed to reduce cost and the complexities that come with the deployment of an enterprise operating system on VMware vSphere.