SUSE Linux Enterprise Competitors and Alternatives

The top SUSE Linux Enterprise competitors are
  • RHEL
  • CentOS
  • Oracle Linux
  • Windows Server
  • Ubuntu Linux
  • Oracle Solaris
Read reviews of SUSE Linux Enterprise competitors and alternatives
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Shepherd Nhongo
Consultant
Senior Technical Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Jun 29 2017

What is most valuable?

The package manager is easy to use & the OS supports a lot of hardware that enabled us to bring back to life old... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We have developed an internal Document Management System around Ubuntu and MySQL, which came at no extra cost and our... more»

What needs improvement?

As a product, I can't think of anything much because we are yet to fully utilize the product and it has met all our... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Ubuntu Enterprise solution is the best route to pursue for SME. We recommend the standard SLA for 10*5 phone.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Yes. We had RHEL servers and we took all of them out because of the TCO and the package manager which was a nightmare.... more»

What other advice do I have?

If you are going to implement this platform then you must run a new installation rather than upgrade any other... more»
Suk Kim
Consultant
senior managed consultant at a tech services company
Nov 13 2016

What is most valuable?

* ZFS: It is very stable and scalable. It provides excellent security, and cool deduplication, compression, encryption and recovery... more»

How has it helped my organization?

* Improved transaction processing performance * Fewer faults (reduction in maintenance fees)

What needs improvement?

* GUI or menu configuration support * Management tool visualization

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We used Linux on x86. Linux is very good, but this project is very important from the security, stability and scalability points of view.

What other advice do I have?

The Solaris Unix platform is very powerful, simple, and scalable. The on-premise environment is optimized, but the cloud environment is not. If... more»
Suk Kim
Consultant
senior managed consultant at a tech services company
Feb 06 2018

What is most valuable?

Ksplice is a really cool feature. The availability is maximized because it can be patched without downtime. Oracle... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Productivity has improved as it is easier to deploy and use. In particular, various open source packages can be more... more»

What needs improvement?

I hope you have a built-in package to visualize your performance and analysis tools. I can install and use the... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Oracle Linux is provided by Oracle subscription and is equivalent or better than other Linux technical support.... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I switched some of my UNIX systems to x86. As a result of the U2L project, I chose the OS as Linux.

What other advice do I have?

If you convert UNIX to Linux... and if stability and service downtime are to be minimized, Oracle Linux is the solution.

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