Announcing Service Pack 3 for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12

Jonathan MathewsPublic

This new service pack release enables customers to optimize their infrastructure with support for the latest environments for ARM (AArch64), Intel, AMD, SAP HANA, z Systems, POWER-based servers and NVM (Non-Volatile Memory) Express over Fabrics.

As always, our customers want options—and Service Pack 3 provides lots of them. Enterprises that need to accelerate innovation require an agile infrastructure that can scale workloads responsively to meet increasing demand. At the same time, they need to improve efficiency, reliability and security. SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP3 helps customers to:

  • Get the most out of their IT infrastructure
  • Prevent downtime
  • Make their IT infrastructure more efficient and secure

Get the Most Out of IT infrastructure

SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Service Pack 3 does more to optimize IT infrastructures than ever. With this further support, customers can:

  • Open the doors for broad hardware and virtualization support with higher compute density, less power consumption and economical hardware using new ARM System-on-a-Chip (SoC) systems from Cavium, Qualcomm, and others
  • Improve infrastructure agility with support for Intel’s newest and most powerful Xeon® Processor Scalable family
  • Increase responsiveness with added support for the latest AMD EPYC™ and Ryzen™ processors for virtualization, compute and datacenter workloads, including desktop systems
  • Support data transaction and workload size growth for very large SAP HANA workloads on POWER using extended virtual address space
  • Optimize workloads and increase data security for z Systems with full support for SUSE KVM on z and enhanced cryptographic support for end-to-end data encryption

Prevent Downtime

SUSE Linux Enterprise has always been part of any “zero downtime” solution. Now you can further enhance uptime with:

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