SuSE's position in the Linux market is one of contrasts, reports LinuxPlanet. "In the European, Middle East, and African markets, SuSE Linux not only dominates the
Linux categories, but also the general software categories as well. But in the U.S., it ranks behind other Linux distributions, which all in turn rank
behind Microsoft Windows.
But SuSE is making fast inroads into the U.S. customer base, having adapted its usual sales methods to what its executives consistently label as the
"marketing-driven American consumers."