"Dell's OEM Solutions division today said it will offer
customized SUSE Linux Enterprise servers to customers. But the far
more interesting nugget of information for partners involves SUSE
Studio, which Dell will use to build and deploy customized Linux
application stacks. Here's why.
"For channel partners, the Dell-SUSE relationship is worth
watching. It has been about a year since Attachmate acquired Novell
and SUSE Linux. In recent months, SUSE — essentially a
division of Attachmate — has scored multiple wins with Dell.
First came a cloud computing relationship between Dell and SUSE,
which involves VMware. Now comes the SUSE-Dell OEM agreement."