SuSE Linux announced the release of SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for S/390, the latest version of its server operating system for deployment in enterprise mainframes. Based on kernel 2.4, this SuSE server version now supports S/390 servers as well as IBM eServer zSeries z900. SuSE offers a solution for consolidation of mission-critical e-business applications with HiperSockets support, Logical Volume Manager and Journaling Filesystem. SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for S/390 will be available from the end of November from SuSE and SuSE Linux Enterprise Partners. Prices start at $4,500 USD.