X-Gene Processor Enterprise Software Ecosystem Continues Rapid Growth with SUSE

By CIOReview | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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SUNNYVALE, CA: Applied Micro, an enterprise computing and connectivity solutions provider, announces X-Gene server processor for enterprise software ecosystem. SUSE announces partner program expansion support for 64-bit ARM processors.

X-Gene is a Server-on-a-Chip solution combined with AppliedMicro’s ARMv8 64-bit cores clocking up to 2.4 GHz with an enterprise-class memory subsystem. Hypervisors for 64-bit devices are exclusively ported to X-Gene. SUSE’s partner program will enable partners to make use of SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 that allows users to develop, test and deliver products using 64-bit ARM chips from top vendors and server managers to offer customers more choice, flexibility and cost-effective technology infrastructure.

ARM server processors facilitate scalable technology platform to meet diverse business and application need in the data center. Integration of ARM and AArch64 into openSUSE Build Service simplifies partner access to build packages against 64-bit ARM hardware and SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 binaries improving time to market and compatibility for AArch64 solutions.

“AppliedMicro is excited to see SUSE, a leader in the enterprise software ecosystem, making significant progress towards a release of SUSE Linux Enterprise with the expansion of its partner program,” said John Williams, VP, Marketing, AppliedMicro. “SUSE Linux is an excellent complement to AppliedMicro’s X-Gene technology enabling platforms that combine the performance and power-efficiency of X-Gene server processors with the enterprise robustness of SUSE Linux Enterprise.”