Francisco Cardoso SUSE, commonly referred to as SUSE Linux or SUSE Linux Enterprise, is a prominent software company specializing in enterprise-grade open-source solutions and Linux distributions. It focuses on delivering reliable, scalable, and secure operating systems and software products to businesses of all sizes. SUSE Linux Enterprise, the flagship product of SUSE, is a robust and commercially supported Linux distribution designed specifically for mission-critical enterprise workloads. It offers a stable and secure platform for running applications, managing data centers, and deploying cloud-based services. SUSE Linux Enterprise supports a wide range of hardware architectures and provides advanced features like high availability, live patching, system rollback, and secure containerization. In addition to the Linux operating system, SUSE offers a comprehensive suite of software solutions and tools aimed at empowering organizations in various domains. Some key offerings and areas of expertise include: Containers and Kubernetes: SUSE provides solutions for container orchestration and management, enabling organizations to efficiently develop, deploy, and manage containerized applications. SUSE CaaS Platform is a container-as-a-service platform built on Kubernetes, while SUSE Rancher is a complete enterprise Kubernetes management platform. Software-defined Infrastructure: SUSE offers solutions for software-defined storage and software-defined networking. SUSE Enterprise Storage is a scalable and highly available software-defined storage platform, while SUSE OpenStack Cloud provides an open and flexible cloud infrastructure based on OpenStack. Edge Computing and IoT: SUSE provides solutions for edge computing, enabling organizations to process and analyze data closer to its source. SUSE Linux Enterprise for Edge is designed for edge deployments, while SUSE Manager for Retail optimizes the management of distributed retail environments. Cloud Native Application Delivery: SUSE helps organizations modernize their application delivery processes with solutions like SUSE Cloud Application Platform. It allows for the rapid development and deployment of cloud-native applications using technologies like Cloud Foundry. Consulting and Support Services: SUSE offers professional services, training, and support to assist organizations in implementing and maintaining their SUSE solutions. These services encompass architecture design, optimization, migration, and ongoing support to ensure the successful adoption and operation of the software. SUSE's commitment to open-source principles, combined with its enterprise-grade support and solutions, has made it a trusted partner for organizations seeking reliable and scalable Linux-based solutions. Its offerings empower businesses to leverage the flexibility and cost-effectiveness of open-source software while ensuring the stability and security required for critical workloads. SUSE continues to play a significant role in the open-source ecosystem and helps businesses adapt to evolving technologies and embrace digital transformation.