SUSE Linux Enterprise has been running as an excellent operating system authored by the very competent developers at Novell. Novell has recently come up with the Service Pack 1 for the operating system that can be termed as SLES. The new service packs offers a number of excellent and improved features with added quality and flexibility to maintain the operating system as well as the system running it. The support has been turned a lot easier in the latest Service Pack.
SUSE® Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 1 (SP1):
The operating system tends to provide some of the broadest virtualization capabilities around the industry with a powerful and advance clustering. Apart from these basic improvements in the operating system, the maintenance and support has been completely revised and you can now keep a machine running on SLES easily. This is certainly remarkable as you can easily use the open source technologies and get the best out of your machine. The open source is providing you with stuff of completely outclass quality. The purpose is to provide the same quality as does any other proprietary operating system does by being an open source at the same time.
Technical Developments in SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP1:
The operating system can be used for any of the IT infrastructures ranging from the physical to the cloud ones with virtual in between. Apart from all this, you get to have the following powerful tools to work through the environment:
Broadest Virtualization: the operating system is said to give the broadest virtualization support that has improved the virtual input/output performance. It can provide you with excellent options when it comes to virtualization as the technology is an integration of two of the excellent in the industry.
Best solution: the operating system comes with some of the excellent administrative tools for better recovery and other similar options available with the operating system. You can use the cluster simulator as well as the web-based GUI support to solve many of your problems that might rise in the computer.
Fully compatible with Intel Xeon Processor: This is perhaps first of the Linux operating system that is completely compatible with the RAS features in the Intel Xeon 7500 and 5600 series. The features include the MCA recovery, improved MPIO hardware support a well as new floating point and cryptographic features that provide you with excellent security and performance features.
New and enhanced Desktop and applications: With this service pack, you are going to get the latest of the Firefox, OpenOffice.org and Evolution. In addition, the audio and Bluetooth support has been enhanced.
The product line upgrade:
You can have all the SUSE Linux versions upgraded through the Service Pack one either you are using the Server edition or the Desktop edition of the operating system. The upgrade provides all the platforms with a safe experience. The Extensions, Point of Service and Virtual Machine Driver pack have all been upgraded with the new Service pack. This provides the SUSE Linux Enterprise edition to be compatible with Windows XP to Windows 7 based systems on the same network.