Red Hat Announces Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA Platform is Now Available

Red Hat announced that Red Hat Enterprise Linux for the SAP HANA platform is now available to be deployed across the open hybrid cloud. This of course includes via those public cloud providers certified by Red Hat.

Red Hat says the additions of new cloud provider partners through its Certified Cloud Provider program and new SAP-certified hardware from Hitachi gives Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA customers more choice in deployment options for big data apps.

“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,” says Jim Totton, vice president and general manager of Platforms Business Unit at Red Hat. “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 and global head, Database & Technology at SAP adds, “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.”

“The powerful combination of the robust Hitachi Unified Compute Platform with Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA addresses enterprise requirements and delivers desired business outcomes for even the most demanding, mission-critical data management use cases,” says Jim Beckman, vice president, global alliances at Hitachi Data Systems. “It provides the predictable results; enterprise-class scalability; persistent, high-performance data storage; and high availability that partners and customers have come to expect.”

Customers of Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA can utilize Red Hat certified cloud partners, including Virtustream and Secure-24.

More on Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA here. More on certified hardware partners here.