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Darryl Darling
Real User
Enterprise Solutions Architect at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Mar 07 2018

What is most valuable?

The best experience would have to be the upgrade process. It has progressed to be very easy and seamless. The most… more»

How has it helped my organization?

The organization was using an Oracle database and application server, and the Orarun package made deploying those products… more»

What needs improvement?

When working in a Department of Defense environment, Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) have to be followed… more»

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

As far as licensing goes, there is nothing unusual here. The price and model have worked fine for my organization

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

My organization moved from Solaris and HP-UX to SLES. These vendors' OEM hardware became too expensive and we were looking… more»

What other advice do I have?

Any company looking to standardize on a Linux platform should seriously review this product. It has served me well for… more»
Jonathan Shilling
Real User
Systems Support Specialist at a hospitality company with 201-500 employees
Mar 06 2018

What is most valuable?

There are several items which make this distribution a good product, however I think YaST is probably what I like most about it. YaST simplifies… more»

What needs improvement?

All distributions of Linux could use some improvement.

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

I would advise others to download the free or strictly open source versions, then test them in their environment before committing to a purchase… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

I have used various different distributions of Linux. Currently, I am supporting Ubuntu and CentOS server deployments.

What other advice do I have?

Verify this product will do want you need it to do. As with all server class distributions, it can be setup with or without the GUI.
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Dedy S
Real User
IT Admin at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jul 27 2017

What is most valuable?

SuSe has an offline repository in DVD media. It's easy to use, although not as easy as Ubuntu is. The administration tools… more»

How has it helped my organization?

We use it as a webserver: DNS Server and LDAP server.

What needs improvement?

The updating package: We had trouble installing packages outside of the repository. There were often conflicts in the… more»

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

We're not subscribed to any support. So far, without a subscription, there are no obstacles.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

Previously, we used Microsoft products. The expensive license fees made us switch to open source. Compared to Windows, use… more»

What other advice do I have?

Look for products that have broad support and community, because it is very helpful when experiencing problems.

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