Open source technology can be particularly useful in the financial and banking sectors, says Matthew Lee, regional manager for Africa at SUSE.
In the fields of banking and stock trading, agility is of critical importance, as is maintaining top performance and around-the-clock availability for the business systems that underpin trading and banking activity, Lee says.
SUSE is one of the Linux trinity -- which comprises Red Hat, SUSE, and Canonical. SUSE is also one of the leading contributors to many open source projects, including the kernel itself. However, the company went through challenging times as it was acquired by one company after another. It seems that things have stabilized with the Micro Focus acquisition, so I sat down with Michael Miller, SUSE’s Vice President of Global Alliances & Marketing at LinuxCon and talked about topics ranging from acquisition to future plans.
SUSE® today announced Teradata, the big data analytics and marketing applications company, has renewed and extended its commitment to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server as the strategic platform across Teradata's entire product portfolio. The new agreement extends the two companies' original seven-year partnership an additional seven years.
As a preview of next week’s LinuxCon in Seattle, we asked keynote speaker Michael Miller of SUSE to answer some questions about openness in IT infrastructure and what it means for Linux and SUSE.
For more from Michael Miller, check out his keynote presentation at LinuxCon, “Open Source Code: It's in our DNA,” in which he will talk about open source, the progress that has been made, and why now is the perfect time to be building the future of open source together.
On August 4, SUSE announced that its SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Appplications platform now offers built-in support for IBM Power Systems running the SAP HANA column-oriented, in-memory, relational database management system.