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SUSE and WSO2 Deliver Enterprise PaaS Using OpenStack-based SUSE Cloud

Partnership delivers reliable, scalable open environment for developing and deploying next-generation, mission-critical applications for the cloud

NEW YORK, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SUSE® and WSO2 today announced a partnership to provide jointly certified and supported middleware and Platform as a Service (PaaS) solutions for developing and deploying next-generation applications on-premise or in cloud environments. SUSE and WSO2 have certified WSO2 Carbon enterprise middleware and the WSO2 Stratos PaaS foundation for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and OpenStack-based private cloud platform SUSE Cloud. The two companies are also delivering a reference architecture for deployment of WSO2 Stratos on SUSE Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).  Through a mutual support agreement both companies will ensure that organizations receive seamless support for their open source middleware and private cloud deployments.

As a result, WSO2 recommends SUSE Cloud as the preferred IaaS for WSO2 Stratos deployments and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server as its preferred operating system for WSO2 middleware deployments. And SUSE has chosen WSO2 as its preferred middleware/PaaS solution on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and SUSE Cloud.

Comprehensive Services, Automated Deployment for Rapid Response to Change
By running the easy-to-implement WSO2 Carbon and WSO2 Stratos on top of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and SUSE Cloud, IT Operations and Enterprise Development can work together to rapidly meet new business requirements in a more secure and fully-supported manner.

WSO2 Stratos PaaS and all cloud-enabled WSO2 Carbon middleware products are based on the WSO2 Carbon framework. Therefore, the same WSO2 Carbon products can run directly on servers or plug into the WSO2 Stratos PaaS foundation to create the most complete, enterprise-class PaaS, with support for more core services than any other PaaS available today.

Based on the OpenStack project, SUSE Cloud automates the fundamental capabilities for deploying an IaaS private cloud. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server is optimized for all major hypervisors and is available from over 50 public cloud service providers.

As a result, SUSE and WSO2 joint solutions provide unmatched flexibility to seamlessly deploy applications across private, public, or hybrid cloud environments – and back. No matter where the applications are deployed, IT organizations can manage them using SUSE Manager.

"Our highly connected planet means technology and market dynamics can change in a flash, upping the ante on enterprise agility. The SUSE and WSO2 open source platforms naturally complement each other in solving the challenge, by empowering IT and the line of business, to rapidly address their organization's changing needs," said Dr. Sanjiva Weerawarana, WSO2 founder and CEO. "Together, they give developers unprecedented freedom to deploy applications quickly onsite or in the cloud—with consistent monitoring, governance, and real or virtual billing—which run efficiently and scale elastically to meet their shifting demands."

The Most Complete Enterprise Development Environment for Today and Tomorrow
The combination of WSO2 middleware and SUSE enterprise Linux infrastructure solutions enables companies to maximize current investments while preparing for the future. Certified to run on industry-standard hardware, SUSE and WSO2's joint offering leverages companies' current hardware as they rollout next-generation solutions. In addition, the WSO2 Stratos architecture shares everything—server hardware, JVM, databases, even services such as an enterprise service bus (ESB)—to maximize technology utilization. Meanwhile, SUSE Cloud's self-service capabilities enable enterprises to deploy the necessary computing resources without burdening IT staff.

"IT departments are looking for ways to provide their developers with an agile environment for solution delivery, while retaining control of security and performance characteristics," said Ruben van der Zwan, CEO at Yenlo, software development and consulting company focused on middleware and business process management, and preferred WSO2 partner. "Together SUSE and WSO2 are helping more companies leverage the power of the open source cloud, and backing that technology with industry leading services and support."

Epilepsy Institutes of the Netherlands Foundation (SEIN) is at the center of epilepsy patient care and research in the Netherlands.  SEIN uses WSO2 Carbon Middleware and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server to provide a solution for systematically gathering and sharing information on the disease with hospitals, outpatient clinics, universities and research institutions. "The WSO2-SUSE combination provides us with a centralized platform for exchanging data by integrating previously disparate information storage systems," said Jean Willem Barzilay, chairman of the board of directors and responsible for all business units within SEIN. "Standardizing on open source software helped reduced cost. Yenlo has seamlessly implemented this joint WSO2-SUSE solution and provides service and support. From day one we have benefited from the user friendly solutions of WSO2 and SUSE."

Simplifying Next-Generation Cloud Deployment
SUSE and WSO2 also prepare enterprises for future computing needs, providing a private PaaS solution that simplifies the development and deployment of next-generation cloud applications and scales easily to handle future computing needs. WSO2 Stratos monitors CPU, memory, bandwidth and service-level agreements (SLAs) and automatically scales up or down depending on load, transparently adding or removing services. As the cloud scales up or down, SUSE Cloud automatically—and optimally—deploys workloads across the physical infrastructure.

"As enterprises see the need to improve their ability to deliver business services rapidly in response to market dynamics they are moving toward cloud-based delivery models," said Nils Brauckmann, president and general manager, SUSE. "There is also wide recognition that open source software provides rapid innovation and helps avoid vendor lock-in. By combining the infrastructure expertise of SUSE with the platform solutions from WSO2, our joint customers will be able to build a service-oriented IT environment that gives them the agility to succeed and the scalability to grow."

Availability
SUSE and WSO2 joint middleware and cloud solutions are available now. For more information about the offering, please contact your SUSE or WSO2 sales representative. For more information about these joint solutions, attendees at Cloud Expo East can stop by Booth 331 at Cloud Expo East or attend our session, "Bridging IaaS and PaaS to Deliver the Service-Oriented Data Center," on Thursday, June 13, 2013, at 8:15 AM EDT. Or you can attend the WSO2+SUSE+Yenlo European Roadshow 2013 this summer at a city near you by registering at http://wso2.com/landing/wso2-suse-yenlo-eu-roadshow-2013. More information about the SUSE and WSO2 partnership can be found at https://www.suse.com/partners/alliance-partners/wso2/.

About WSO2
WSO2 is the lean enterprise middleware company. It delivers the only complete open source enterprise SOA middleware stack purpose-built as an integrated platform to support today's heterogeneous enterprise environments—internally and in the cloud. WSO2's service and support team is led by technical experts who have proven success in deploying enterprise SOAs and contribute to the technology standards that enable them. For more information, visit http://wso2.com or check out the WSO2 community on the WSO2 Blog, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and FriendFeed.

About SUSE
SUSE®, a pioneer in open source software, provides reliable, interoperable Linux and cloud infrastructure solutions that give enterprises greater control and flexibility. More than 20 years of engineering excellence, exceptional service and an unrivaled partner ecosystem power the products and support that help our customers manage complexity, reduce cost, and confidently deliver mission-critical services. The lasting relationships we build allow us to adapt and deliver the smarter innovation they need to succeed—today and tomorrow. For more information, visit us at www.suse.com.

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