" By migrating from Windows to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server running as a guest on VMware ESX, we were able to adopt the latest versions of SAP software without a significant investment in new server hardware. We estimate that the new virtualised server infrastructure running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server has reduced operational costs at Infonet by around 20 percent."— Rick Meezen, Manager, Information Management, Infonet Nederland B.V.
Transform your IT environment by deploying applications on SUSE Linux and VMware virtualization. VMware and Novell help our joint customers transform their IT environments by combining our unique strengths in one closely aligned partnership. Lower costs, increase efficiency by simplifying application deployment and management, and optimize your data center resource utilization.
Novell and VMware have joined forces on several fronts to give our customers uncompromising efficiency and greater control in the operation of their IT environments:
- VMware and Novell have formed a broad collaboration to help independent software vendors (ISVs) build fully supported SUSE Linux Enterprise-based virtual appliances and VMware Ready™ virtual appliances. As a result, ISVs can offer customers a complete, out-of-the-box solution that requires minimal installation and configuration, thus significantly reducing cost and complexity
- Novell works with VMware to deliver SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) as a fully-supported and optimised guest operating system running on VMware ESX, the industry-leading hypervisor.
- The two companies have signed a cooperative support agreement that enables Novell to provide enhanced support for customers running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server as a guest on VMware ESX.
- Novell, VMware and SAP are collaborating to deliver support for SAP customers migrating from Unix to VMware-virtualized SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. This solution meets the demand for a cost effective and agile solution to support core business systems.
Joint this webcast presented by SAP, VMware and Novell to hear about the benefits of running SAP solutions on SUSE Linux Enterprise as virtualized workloads. SAP environments based on Novell and VMware platforms are fully certified and supported by SAP – which makes migrating from expensive proprietary UNIX environments to industry-standard servers and SUSE Linux Enterprise a no-brainer.
Reduce Costs and Increase Agility for SAP Applications with VMware and Novell