Starting on September 26th, Dell and SUSE will host a series of four webinars targeting system administrators, DevOps engineers and solution architects, to provide a step-by-step walkthrough of the joint Dell and SUSE OpenStack-based private cloud solution, including:

  • OpenStack: the underlying open source software for building clouds
  • Dell SUSE Cloud Solution, Powered by OpenStack: private cloud solution that includes a Reference Architecture, its components and feature set
  • Cloud building: using Dell PowerEdge servers and Force10 switches
  • Deployment best practices: key considerations in architecting, implementing, and managing an OpenStack-based cloud

What is the Dell SUSE Cloud Solution?

The Dell SUSE Cloud Solution is an end-to-end private cloud solution. Its core components include:

  • SUSE Cloud 2.0: SUSE’s enterprise-ready OpenStack distribution, with an integrated installation framework based on the Dell-initiated Crowbar open source project, enabling organizations to rapidly deploy and easily manage Infrastructure-as-a-Service private clouds.
  • SUSE Studio: The award-winning SUSE image building solution enables enterprises to rapidly adapt and deploy applications into the SUSE Cloud image repository or public clouds.
  • SUSE Manager: Manages Linux workloads Enables the efficient management, maintenance and monitoring of Linux workloads across physical, virtual, and public or private cloud environments.
  • Dell platforms and reference architecture: The Dell SUSE Cloud Solution includes a validated and certified Reference Architecture based on PowerEdge server systems and Force10 networking infrastructure
  • Professional services, support and training: Enterprise services for complete assessment, design, deployment and ongoing support, provided through a cooperative support model leveraging the combined capabilities of Dell and SUSE

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Make sure to install Citrix GoToWebinar prior to our sessions (we recommend joining on the link 10 minutes before the start time in order to avoid technical issues on your side).

September 26th – 11:00-12:00 EST
Week 1: Introduction to OpenStack and the Dell SUSE Cloud Solution

We’ll present an OpenStack overview and how Dell and SUSE have come together to provide a complete end-to-end enterprise solution.
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October 3rd - 11:00-12:00 EST
Week 2: Using Crowbar to Deploy and Configure the Dell SUSE Cloud, Powered by OpenStack

Learn how Crowbar incorporates DevOps principles to facilitate the deployment, ongoing management and growth of the OpenStack environment. 
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October 10th - 11:00-12:00 EST
Week 3: Simplifying OpenStack Administration and DevOps with the Dell SUSE Cloud

Learn how to assemble, build, deploy, monitor and track applications within SUSE Cloud, and how  SUSE Studio and SUSE Manager are integrated to provide enterprise lifecycle and workflow management.
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October 17th - 11:00-12:00 EST
Week 4: Architecting the Dell SUSE Cloud Solution for Real World Deployment

In this session, we’ll cover the Dell SUSE Cloud Solution, Powered by OpenStack Reference Architecture and review best practices for enterprise deployment, scalability and growth.
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Looking forward to seeing you there! If you have any questions, feel free to contact us:

Rafael Knuth (Dell)

P.S. In the event that you are unable to attend a webinar, note that all the webcasts will be recorded for future replay, but please register so that we can make sure to send you the link!