Red Hat extends Linux for SAP HANA to open hybrid cloud

New hardware, cloud partners offer on-premise, private, public cloud deployments

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Red Hat extends Linux for SAP HANA to open hybrid cloud Totton: These cloud-based offerings… deliver a set of solutions to help meet the growing enterprise demand for big data applications.
By  Stephen McBride Published  December 18, 2014

Open source solutions vendor Red Hat today announced that its Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA platform is now available for customers to deploy across the open hybrid cloud, including via public cloud providers certified by Red Hat.

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

Announced in June as the basis of an extended collaboration between Red Hat and SAP, Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA is aimed at delivering real-time decision-support functionality through Red Hat's platform.

"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," said Jim Totton, vice president and general manager, Platforms Business Unit, 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 standardised on the world's leading enterprise Linux platform."

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