SUSE is a pioneer in open source software, providing reliable, interoperable Linux and cloud infrastructure solutions that help enterprises increase agility, manage complexity and reduce cost. More than 25+ years of engineering excellence and exceptional service allow SUSE to adapt and deliver the smarter innovation customers need to succeed.
Carl has extensive experience and market knowledge working with enterprise customers on Enterprise Linux, OEM Business, Open Source, Systems management, OpenStack, Cloud strategy and infrastructure.
Why did you decide to become an OpenStack Days Nordic partner?
OSDN is a key event for SUSE, this is where we meet new and existing customers, showcase our solutions and network with our peers.
What do you hope to get from the event?
To showcase our latest SUSE OpenStack 7 release and also to get feedback from customers and listen to their private cloud confessions.
What are your thoughts on the Nordic OpenStack community?
The Nordic OpenStack community is up and coming and growing. We at SUSE notice that customers are focusing and making OpenStack company strategic – the future of OpenStack is now!
How is your company involved in OpenStack?
SUSE as Platinum member of the foundation provides financial and executive support to help ensure that OpenStack continues to evolve and supports the needs of the community. SUSE is also contributing to ongoing development and enhancement of the OpenStack code base.
How are you using OpenStack?
SUSE OpenStack Cloud is an automated cloud computing platform that enables IT organisations to rapidly deploy and easily manage Infrastructure–as–a–Service and Containers–as–a–Service. Combining the power of the OpenStack project with the excellence of SUSE engineering and support.
What do you love most about OpenStack?
SUSE loves the fact that more than 120 companies are involved in the development of OpenStack, working together providing great open source solutions that really make a difference and are transforming the world.
Have you been involved in other OpenStack events and what was your take away from them?
SUSE is present at all major OpenStack events around the globe. Taking part of OpenStack events around the world is a crucial part in our communication with customers and involvement in the OpenStack ecosystem.
What is, in your opinion, the single best thing about OpenStack?
The continuous development of new features and function to benefit our customers, partners and developers.
Looking at the horizon, what do you think the future of OpenStack looks like
SUSE believes strongly that OpenStack will play a strategic role in the future of digital transformation for all enterprises.
SUSE, a pioneer in open source software, provides reliable, interoperable Linux, cloud infrastructure and storage solutions that give enterprises greater control and flexibility. More than 20 years of engineering excellence, exceptional service and an unrivalled partner ecosystem power the products and support that help our customers manage complexity, reduce cost, and confidently deliver mission-critical services. The lasting relationships we build allow us to adapt and deliver the smarter innovation they need to succeed – today and tomorrow. For more information, visit www.suse.com.