SUSE LINUX DISTRIBUTIONS in Containers as a Service

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Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, North America
Company Overview
SUSE uses open source Kubernetes to provide production-grade container orchestration at scale. Kubernetes is integrated with the container and microservices OS -SUSE MicroOS to provide a unified system that is easy to setup and use. SUSE MicroOS is a single purpose OS designed for microservices and containers and optimized for large deployments. SUSE MicroOS provides an easy to manage OS, the ability to quickly setup a cluster of nodes, and scalability. SUSE CaaS Platform uses open source Salt to automate the configuration of the cluster. With the use of Salt, IT teams can automatically install and configure the SUSE CaaS Platform components. Some of the key benefits of this platform are reduced time to market, increased operational efficiency, and DevOps enablement.

SUSE CaaS Platform is an application development and hosting platform for container applications and services that enable IT teams to provision, manage, and scale container-based applications and services. This platform consists of 3 main components, namely, orchestration, operating system for microservices and containers, and configuration.

Evaluated against 196 key buying criteria
  • Cloud Native Applications
  • Legacy/Traditional Applications
  • Different Types of Applications
  • Multiple Cloud Providers
  • Multiple Container Registries
  • Multiple Container Runtime
  • Multiple Programming Language
  • Auto-Discovery of Containers
  • Product Differentiation and Impact on Customer Value
  • Affinity/Anti-Affinity
  • Automated Release
  • Centralized Management
  • Centralized Management.
  • End-to-End Visibility
  • Isolation
  • Load Balancing
  • Multiple Hosts
  • Network Orchestration
  • Parallelization
  • Repeatability
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SUSE LINUX DISTRIBUTIONS Presence in Containers as a Service
SUSE is a pioneer in the CaaS market space and provides reliable, interoperable Linux and cloud infrastructure solutions. The company has adopted the strategies of innovating and developing new products to enhance its product portfolio and grow at a face pace in the CaaS market. In June 2017, SUSE announced the launch of SUSE CaaS Platform, a development and hosting platform for container-based applications and services. This platform would allow IT operations and developers to provision, manage, and scale container-based applications and services to meet business goals faster. Another growth strategy that SUSE has been focusing on is partnership and strategic alliance. This inorganic growth strategy helps the company in expanding its product and service capabilities as well as allows it to cater to the customers of the untapped markets. For instance, in November 2016, SUSE and Fujitsu announced a strategic alliance to support and strengthen products within the open source community for hybrid cloud and future container technologies. This partnership would focus on mission-critical and hybrid cloud solutions that would solve business issues for their customers. Similarly, in September 2016, SUSE and SaltStack expanded their partnership to offer customers automated management of all data center resources virtually at scale. Also, the companies have collaborated to further integrate and extend their capabilities to optimize cloud, container, and storage resources, thus enabling digital business. SUSE also has a vast partner ecosystem consisting of resellers, distributors, alliance partners, embedded system partners, and others that help the company to deliver the solutions to its customers around the world efficiently and cost effectively.
#1 Product Features and Functionality / Storage and Networking
#2 Product Features and Functionality / Orchestration Features
#3 Product Features and Functionality / Continuous Integration
#4 Product Features and Functionality / Applications Served
#5 Product Features and Functionality / Monitoring and Analytics


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