SUSE Enterprise Storage 2.1, Powered by Ceph, Now Available

March 16 2016,  12.38 PM IST || Pocket News Alert

BENGALURU, India – March 16, 2016 – SUSE®, today announced SUSE Enterprise Storage 2.1 is now available for enterprise customers. Based on SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Service Pack 1, this latest version of SUSE’s self-managing, self-healing, distributed software-based storage solution is the first and only Ceph-based solution with heterogeneous operating system support, giving customers the ability to deploy software-defined storage with less cost.

In addition, to help customers simply and effectively implement SUSE Enterprise Storage 2.1 on Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) systems, SUSE and HPE have created a reference architecture to guide organizations as they deploy software-defined storage.

“HPE and SUSE are innovating together to deliver a unique solution to the storage market,” said Don Jones, Vice President, ISV Alliances, Hewlett Packard Enterprise. “The Apollo 4000 series hardware, bundled with SUSE Enterprise Storage, brings cost-effective, open source-based software-defined storage to our customers, providing them with the flexibility, resiliency, and price/performance required to drive down the cost of storage at petabyte-scale.”

For more information about SUSE Enterprise Storage, see To obtain the SUSE Enterprise Storage-HPE reference architecture, visit .

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