Red Hat today announced the availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux for the SAP HANA platform for open hybrid cloud.
With today’s announcement, customers of Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA now have the ability to harness the power of the public cloud through Red Hat certified cloud partners, including Virtustream and Secure-24, the company said.
Additionally customers also benefit from the new partner additions through Red Hat Certified Cloud Provider program, as well as new SAP-certified hardware available from provider Hitachi Data Systems. They get a wider 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.
Enterprises will be able to leverage the stability, security and reliability of the world’s leading enterprise Linux platform upon which to run their public cloud-based big data workloads. These newly-available public cloud choices deliver on-demand analytical processing power while helping to reduce the overall cost of extreme data workloads, all backed by the support of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has now joined a growing list of industry giants offering Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA on SAP-certified hardware appliances. Hitachi Data Systems supports customers’ mission-critical applications with one platform that enables future data growth, minimizes risk, and achieves a return on investment quickly.
Jim Totton, vice president and general manager, Platforms Business Unit, 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,” Red Hat added.