NUREMBERG, Germany, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — SUSE® today announced that more than 9,000 software applications are fully certified on the latest versions of SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server, with independent software vendors (ISVs) continuing to support new applications each month. Based on publicly available information, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9, 10 and 11 have the most certified software applications of any Linux distribution giving customers more options to choose for their Linux environment. In fact, a comparison of SUSE.com and RedHat.com shows that SUSE Linux Enterprise Server offers 33 percent more certified applications than the latest versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, the next largest distribution.
The number of certified SUSE Linux Enterprise Server applications has grown by more than 85 percent over the past two years to more than 9,200. As Linux has entered the mainstream, the breadth and depth of application support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server makes it the logical choice for end users who require flexibility and versatility to deploy a variety of applications and workloads on different hardware and across virtual and cloud infrastructures.