SUSE released SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8, its latest enterprise-ready OpenStack Cloud platform. SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 is based on OpenStack Pike. It is their first release to integrate OpenStack Cloud and HPE OpenStack technology. It delivers better interoperability, scalability and flexibility to enable the IT transformation enterprise customers, also accelerating the deployment of software-defined infrastructure.
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 collaborates with a bunch of solutions that are developed in association with customers, partners and open source communities to deliver trustworthy innovation and simplify IT transformation while reducing its cost.
Gerald Pfeifer, vice president of Products and Technology Programs at SUSE said, “We have applied that know-how to SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 with new and updated features that will enhance its reputation as the open source cloud of choice for enterprise business. For customers, the speed, ease and flexibility of deployment make SUSE OpenStack Cloud stand out. The breadth of hardware certification and hypervisor support that SUSE OpenStack Cloud offers is unmatched in the market, giving customers more choice in how they deploy their software-defined infrastructure.”
Customers will experience greater flexibility with full support for OpenStack Ironic which provides the ability to quickly and easily provision bare metal servers for end users who want to deploy a workload image to a physical machine instead of a virtual machine instance on a hypervisor.
Software defined infrastructure and (SDI) will become easier for businesses with the help pf SUSE OpenStack Cloud as the IT skills gap continues to grow, enterprises should be enabled to focus on growing their business but cannot do this effectively if they are constantly seeking new skill sets or training their existing staff. SUSE OpenStack Cloud drives away a lot of stress associated with implementing SDI or private cloud. Companies can kickstart their private cloud services and can realize a much faster return on their investment when combined with SUSE Select Services.
The fixed-priced, flexible offering that integrates consulting, maintenance services and knowledge transfer can surely help companies to enhance their infrastructure. SUSE OpenStack can easily interoperate with SUSE storage services and Kubernetes containers making it easier for businesses to get started using these technologies and start to see the benefits sooner.