Date Added: November 28, 2018

Additional Information

Criteria Version: Version 2.0


Level One

  • OpenPOWER Ready Products

Level Two

  • Software

Level Three

  • Operating Systems


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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) for Power is an open-source Linux operating system built on top of the free and open source Linux kernel and is distributed with system and application software from other open source projects. SLES for Power is available for computer systems based on IBM Power processors and is available in big-endian (SLES 11) and little-endian (SLES 12 and SLES 15) variants.

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OpenPOWER Ready™ is a mark used by the OpenPOWER Foundation to enable ecosystem product developers to indicate their product has been shown/demonstrated to meet a minimum set of characteristics and should be interoperable with other OpenPOWER Ready products. The mark attests that a specific component satisfies the criteria defined in a specific version of the OpenPOWER Ready Criteria Document.

OpenPOWER Ready Definition and Criteria Version 2.0
OpenPOWER Ready Definition and Criteria Version 1.0