Red Hat Enterprise Linux For SAP HANA Goes Open Hybrid


New release includes public cloud providers certified by the company

Red Hat’s Enterprise Linux for SAP Hana is now open for customers to use across the open hybrid cloud, including via public cloud providers certified by the company.

The additions of new cloud provider partners through the Red Hat Certified Cloud Provider program, as well as new SAP-certified hardware available from provider Hitachi Data Systems, provides customers of Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA with a choice of deployment options for big data applications, from new hardware configurations to the ability to leverage public, private and hybrid cloud services.

HybridStable, secure, and reliable

Jim Totton, VP of the platforms business unit at Red Hat, said: “By extending Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA to the public cloud, we are providing a stable, secure and reliable platform for deployments of SAP HANA across the breadth of the open hybrid cloud.

“These cloud-based offerings, combined with additional certified providers and configurations of hardware for SAP HANA as well as the scale-up and scale-out certifications of our launch partners, deliver a set of solutions to help meet the growing enterprise demand for big data applications, all standardized on the world’s leading enterprise Linux platform.”

Greg McStravick, general manager for Database & Technology at SAP, said: “SAP HANA enables enterprises to focus on innovation while providing IT simplicity and customer choice. With the expanded support from new hardware providers and cloud partners for Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA, customers have even greater choice upon which to deploy their SAP solutions – whether on premises or in cloud environments, including public, private or hybrid services.”

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