SUSE complements SAP program that provides tools and offers to simplify adoption of SAP® in-memory data management solutionsNuremberg, Germany
April 29, 2015
SUSE® today announced support for the "Simpler Choice" database program from SAP, helping enterprise customers quickly realize the benefits of SAP® in-memory and data management solutions running on Linux, a recommended platform for SAP solutions.
"There are tens of thousands of enterprises using legacy database technology to support their SAP infrastructure who are looking to modernize so they can take advantage of the benefits provided by in-memory database innovations like SAP HANA," said Dirk Oppenkowski, global alliance director responsible for the SAP partnership at SUSE. "Many enterprises have already realized substantial cost savings and performance improvements from migrating to SUSE Linux Enterprise. SUSE is committed to helping customers in the Simpler Choice program make these migrations as efficient and cost effective as possible."
The Simpler Choice program provides assessments, trial offers, investment protection, simplified database licensing, services and maintenance waivers to make it easy for customers to adopt SAP in-memory data management solutions. These solutions include the SAP HANA® platform, SAP Adaptive Server® Enterprise (SAP ASE), SAP IQ software and SAP solutions for enterprise information management. SUSE is adding services, support and try-and-buy solutions to provide a smooth transition to Linux.
Daniel Lahl, vice president of SAP HANA and SAP ASE product marketing, SAP, said, "The Simpler Choice database program is designed for customers who wish to simplify IT landscapes and focus on business innovation. SAP welcomes SUSE's support for this program, adding customer value through simplified migration to proven and reliable enterprise Linux to complement SAP innovation."
SUSE offers for SAP Simpler Choice program participants include discounts on SUSE consulting, training and premium support; free trials and discounts on SUSE Manager, SUSE Enterprise Storage and SUSE OpenStack Cloud; and availability of enterprise licensing and services agreements.
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