1.3 Key Features and Benefits

When you install a SUSE Linux Enterprise product such as SUSE Linux Enterprise Server or SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, the install process provides an opportunity to automatically register the system with Novell Customer Center. Registering helps you lower your product maintenance cost by providing the following features:

You can access this information about any SUSE Linux Enterprise product you have purchased.

1.3.1 Key Features and Benefits for Purchasers

If you are responsible for purchasing Novell products, Novell Customer Center helps you do the following:

  • Review purchases

  • Renew subscriptions

  • See entitlements

  • Review expiration dates

1.3.2 Key Features and Benefits for IT Managers

If you are an IT manager, Novell Customer Center helps you do the following:

  • Compare active server licenses

  • Make licensing adjustments

  • Register products automatically

1.3.3 Key Features and Benefits for System Administrators

If you are a system administrator, Novell Customer Center helps you do the following:

  • Monitor status of installed systems

  • View operating system information

  • View subscription information and licensing costs