Nuremberg, Germany
August 4, 2015


SUSE® today announced SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP® Applications is now available to support IBM Power Systems running the SAP HANA® platform. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, the first Linux to run on Power Systems and the first to support SAP HANA, will allow customers to take advantage of IBM’s recently introduced series of Power Systems Solution Editions for SAP HANA. The solutions can be tailored to meet enterprise customer requirements for mission-critical, real-time analytics with high reliability, availability and serviceability.

“SUSE Linux Enterprise Server is the leading platform for SAP solutions on Linux and the only supported operating system for SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems,” said Nils Brauckmann, president and general manager of SUSE. “As a long-time, groundbreaking partner of IBM and SAP, SUSE is dedicated to providing the reliable, scalable and secure Linux that supports the hardware and applications enterprise customers need to be successful. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications is a tremendous complement to the IBM Power Systems Solution Editions for SAP HANA, offering our mutual customers top performance and high availability at an affordable cost.”

Vicente Moranta, director and business line executive of SAP on IBM Power Systems for IBM, said, “Customers seeking the business benefits of running in-memory databases like SAP HANA can now take advantage of the faster throughput, increased bandwidth and enterprise-grade reliability of IBM POWER8. With SUSE Linux Enterprise, clients can gain the speed to business insights and increased availability that their workloads demand.”

Joerg Latza, head of SAP HANA Platform Product Management for SAP, said, “As the platform for next-generation applications and analytics, SAP HANA lets business users take in massive amounts of data and get vital, actionable information out in real time. Power Systems Solution Editions for SAP HANA running on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server provide new, powerful options for our joint customers to experience these benefits.”

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 4 for SAP Applications is the platform for IBM Power Systems running SAP HANA and is based on the newly released SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 4 and SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 4 High Availability Extension. For more information, visit www.suse.com/products/power/features/blazing-speed-with-sap-hana.html. Pricing information can be found at www.suse.com/products/sles-for-sap/how-to-buy.

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