Yesterday VMware announced significant advancements to its vCloud Initiative, designed to help customers safely tap compute capacity for internal and external clouds. As a long time partner, Novell is supporting VMware's vCloud Initiative with a new pricing model for OEMs.
Susan Heystee, vice president and general manager of Global Alliances at Novell, said, "Novell is excited to provide support for VMware's vCloud Initiative and plans to make SUSE Linux Enterprise available to provide the flexibility VMware's customers and cloud service providers are looking for. Cloud-centric pricing for SUSE Linux Enterprise coupled with a VMware vSphere-based cloud infrastructure will help service providers deliver the scalability and reliability needed to respond to customers' changing business needs. With SUSE Studio, our appliance creation tool, we enable enterprises to build customized SUSE Linux Enterprise-based virtual appliances, which can easily be deployed to internal or external clouds."
For more information on Novell's vCloud pricing, contact Marcin Kurc, firstname.lastname@example.org.