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SUSE Linux Gains Independence from Micro Focus in $2.54 Billion USD Deal with EQT

Written by: , Jul. 29, 2018

SUSE Developers to Expand Product Line of OpenStack & Kubernetes Cloud Services

Fallout from the HP-Autonomy deal in 2011 continues as SUSE Linux announced this month that it had secured independence from Micro Focus in a $2.535 billion USD buy-out deal negotiated with the Swedish private equity firm EQT. Under terms of the agreement, Micro Focus (who acquired SUSE as part of a merger in 2014 with the Attachmate Group) will transfer the business assets of SUSE to a new holding company (Blitz 18-679 GmbH) wholly-owned by EQTVIII SCSp (EQT).


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SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 & Container as a Service (CaaS) Platform

Written by: , Jul. 31, 2017

HPE & Micro Focus Launch Enterprise OpenStack & Kubernetes CaaS on SUSE Linux

SUSE Linux announced the release of their Kubernetes "Container as a Service" (CaaS) platform based on SUSE MicroOS at the LinuxCon (Beijing) in June of 2017. The SUSE CaaS Platform combines with the SUSE OpenStack 7 distribution to provide complete cloud data center management solutions for enterprise corporations, government agencies, higher education, & non-profit groups. SUSE Linux is one of the oldest and most trusted enterprise Linux distributions with more than 25 years experience in open source development. The SUSE CaaS Platform & OpenStack 7 distro both represent the latest products from a new corporate entity that combines professional programming teams from Micro Focus, HPE, Autonomy, & the original "Software und System-Entwicklung" (SUSE) Linux company based in Germany.



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