SUSE LINUX BRINGS MICROSOFT OFFICE TO THE LINUX DESKTOP.SuSE Linux A Linux distribution from the SuSE Linux division of Novell. Both consumer and enterprise versions are available, and the distribution includes several user interfaces. SuSE Linux comes with the Yet Another Setup Tool (YaST), which is used to install, configure and maintain the OS, as has introduced three software packages, including a desktop product that enables users to install Microsoft Office Microsoft's primary desktop applications for Windows and Mac. Depending on the package, it includes some combination of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook along with various Internet and other utilities. on Linux, that significantly broaden the appeal of Linux to both consumer and enterprise users.
With the newly available SuSE Linux Office Desktop, desktop users can enjoy the full functionality of the Microsoft Office Suite of applications on a Linux operating system operating system (OS)
Software that controls the operation of a computer, directs the input and output of data, keeps track of files, and controls the processing of computer programs. . Users can deploy the bundled Sun Microsystems' StarOffice 6.0, or install MS Office on their Linux desktop -- ensuring familiarity, flexibility and interoperability, while still taking advantage of the scalability and reduced total cost of ownership that Linux delivers.
Also, SuSE Linux Openexchange Server dramatically reduces the cost of communications compared to a Microsoft Exchange-based system. The Openexchange Server combines the SuSE Linux Enterprise Server SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) is a Linux distribution supplied by Novell, targeted at the business market. It is targeted for servers, but can be installed on Desktop computers for testing as well. New versions are released at an interval of 18-24 months. operating system, a proven e-mail server See mail server. , and extensive groupware functionality; the result is an innovative all-in-one communication and groupware solution for companies of all sizes. The Openexchange Server enables dynamic cooperation and accelerated workflow resulting in a tangible increase in productivity at an unmatched price/performance ratio In economics and engineering, the price/performance ratio refers to a product's ability to deliver performance, of any sort, for its price. For instance, if you have a whole day to travel 100 km, spending $50 to do the journey in two hours is a better price/performance ratio than .
Also available at the show, SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 is the only server system worldwide that boasts a uniform code basis for all significant hardware platforms Each hardware platform, or CPU family, has a unique machine language. All software presented to the computer for execution must be in the binary coded machine language of that CPU. Following is a list of the major hardware platforms in existence today. See platform. -- including AMD (Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA, www.amd.com) A major manufacturer of semiconductor devices including x86-compatible CPUs, embedded processors, flash memories, programmable logic devices and networking chips. and Intel 32-bit and 64-bit processors as well as the entire IBM eServer series. Based on the joint industry standard UnitedLinux 1.0, SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 delivers increased security, scalability, reliability, and standard-compliance as well as a huge reduction in software maintenance, and system administration and support costs.
"SuSE is the technology leader in Linux today," said Richard Seibt, CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. , SuSE Linux. "Whether it is consumers looking for Looking for
In the context of general equities, this describing a buy interest in which a dealer is asked to offer stock, often involving a capital commitment. Antithesis of in touch with. the security, flexibility and lower cost of ownership on the desktop or software developers looking for a server OS that is truly multi-platform, SuSE delivers all the benefits that Linux promises."
About SuSE Linux Office Desktop
SuSE Linux Office Desktop combines the technology and user friendliness of SuSE Linux 8.1 with proven tools that facilitate the migration from Windows operating systems and applications. The SuSE system assistant YaST2 (Yet another Setup Tool Yet another Setup Tool (YaST), is an operating system setup and configuration tool that is featured in the openSUSE linux distribution, as well as Novell's derived commercial distributions. It is also part of the defunct United Linux. ) automatically detects existing Windows 95/98/ME installations and submits a useful proposal for the reallocation Noun 1. reallocation - a share that has been allocated again
allocation, allotment - a share set aside for a specific purpose
2. reallocation of the existing hard disk space and the Linux software to install. Using the partitioning tool Acronis OS Selector, no technical experience is needed to successfully migrate to Linux without losing any data -- even with a preinstalled Windows 2000/XP.
Acronis OS Selector provides users with greater security and stability as well as the ability to install SuSE Linux on any existing Windows XP-based PC that uses an NTFS (NT File System) An optional file system for Windows NT, 2000 and XP operating systems. NTFS is the more advanced file system, compared to FAT32. It improves performance and is required in order to implement numerous security and administrative features in the OS. file system by re-sizing NTFS hard disk partitions -- enabling SuSE Linux users to free hard drive space and install SuSE Linux with other operating systems on a single PC. Acronis is the only system software publisher today that offers full support for all Linux file systems, including ReiserFS, Ext2, and Ext3.
SuSE Linux Office Desktop enables the continued use of existing data: StarOffice 6.0 from Sun Microsystems offers text processing, spreadsheet, and presentation applications as well as other office applications for Linux, together with mature filter functions for data exchange from/to various formats.
Codeweavers CrossOver Office 1.3.1 enables the utilization of familiar applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint from MS Office 97/2000 as well as Visio 2000 and other MS applications on the SuSE desktop. For the first time, even IBM Lotus Notes Lotus Notes is a client-server, collaborative application owned by IBM Software Group. IBM defines the software as an "integrated desktop client option for accessing business e-mail, calendars and applications on [an] IBM Lotus Domino server.". can be utilized on a Linux client.
The SuSE Linux Office Desktop assistant controls the installation of MS applications, the printer configuration, the management of your own shares, and the integration of network directories.
You can choose between KDE (K Desktop Environment) A GUI-based user interface primarily for Unix and Linux machines, but also available for Windows and Mac. The source code is freely distributed and is maintained by developers around the world. 3.0.4 and GNOME gnome (nōm), in folklore, tiny subterranean creature associated with mines and quarries. Usually represented as misshapen, frequently as hunchbacked, gnomes are said to be guardians of hidden treasures. 2.0 as graphical desktop environment. The comfortable mail clients Evolution and KMail can be utilized with both desktop environments. Thus, SuSE Linux Office Desktop delivers all central tools an office client needs in an office network.
About SuSE Linux Openexchange Server
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server combines proven Open Source components with comprehensive software applications to offer an impressive functionality: reliable e-mail functions for the reception, distribution, and dispatch of electronic mail, integrated Web mail clients, a smart central appointment and address management, as well as efficient project management and task planning tools streamline enterprise operations. A centrally controlled document management tool and group-based discussion forums enhance the efficiency of project teams.
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server offers versatility by working with all common browsers. Thus, users can access the communications services from anywhere in the world using a computer with any common operating system and an Internet connection. The data synchronization is another impressive feature that allows the synchronization with Palms and Pocket PCs. MS Outlook users will especially appreciate the possibility to synchronize and edit appointments, tasks, and addresses with the help of SuSE Linux Openexchange Server.
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8
Based on the joint industry standard, UnitedLinux 1.0, SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 delivers increased security, scalability, reliability, standard-compliance, software maintenance, and support.
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 combines maximum reliability and performance with an unprecedented scalability across all significant hardware borders. SuSE Linux Enterprise Server is also certified and validated for central enterprise applications such as mySAP.com and IBM (International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY, www.ibm.com) The world's largest computer company. IBM's product lines include the S/390 mainframes (zSeries), AS/400 midrange business systems (iSeries), RS/6000 workstations and servers (pSeries), Intel-based servers (xSeries) DB2.
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 is the only server system worldwide that boasts a uniform code basis for all significant hardware platforms. In addition to SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for Intel and AMD 32-bit and 64-bit processors, Enterprise Server 8 is also available for HP ProLiant servers, HP Itanium 2-based servers, Fujitsu Siemens Primergy servers and the entire IBM eServer series (xSeries, iSeries, pSeries, zSeries) -- This makes the SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 the perfect platform for consolidating heterogeneous server structures and significantly reduces system administration costs.
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 delivers powerful and mature tools for all mission-critical server applications, such as file, print, web, and security services. In addition, it is highly suitable as a server for applications and middleware solutions such as databases, e-commerce, and storage, as well as for clustering and ThinClient systems.
SuSE Linux is one of the world's leading providers of products and services, based on Linux operating system. In addition to the operating system and application software for private customers, SuSE offers software solutions and complete systems for the use of Linux in the enterprise. SuSE supports enterprise customers with a comprehensive range of qualified consulting, training, and support services support services Psychology Non-health care-related ancillary services–eg, transportation, financial aid, support groups, homemaker services, respite services, and other services . Hosting the world's largest development team for Open Source solutions, SuSE Linux shares its unique project and support information online, in the largest existing Linux knowledge database.
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