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Private Cloud / IaaS Private Cloud / Iaas

Consider a private cloud for your SAP environment if business constraints make it difficult to get new services available quickly but you want to maintain total control of the infrastructure and data. SUSE OpenStack Cloud takes the complexity out of deploying a private cloud with templates for easily repeatable deployment, easy management and enhanced high availability. Combine it with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications to get rapid deployment of SAP systems with the flexibility to provide self-service access to applications.

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Public Cloud Public Cloud

Through the SUSE Cloud Service Provider program, Hyperscalers deliver pre-built, optimized images based on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications with the same features that are available for on-premise deployments. Pay-as-you-go and bring-your-own-subscription (BYOS) options vary by provider. SUSE gives you the flexibility to move subscriptions between on-premise and cloud implementations. Click the icons below to view reference architectures that SUSE strategic partners offer for fast, reliable configurations in the public cloud.

Find available Hyperscalers (Public Cloud) reference architectures here:

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Multimodal Operating System Multimodal Operating System

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications provides an advanced high availability solution and automated data recovery for SAP HANA. It is performance-optimized and configurable to sustain high performance of SAP services. Built-in automation wizards reduce the time to configure, install and upgrade SAP HANA systems. You get seamless 24 x 7 Priority Support through SAP’s escalation channel or directly with SUSE. SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching eliminates the need to reboot systems after kernel patches for security vulnerabilities.

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Physical Infrastructure

All x86-64 and ppc64/ppc64le servers that SAP has validated to run SAP HANA support SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications. This gives you the flexibility to choose the platform that works best for your IT operations, and the confidence of getting full support from both SUSE and your hardware vendor. SUSE works with these strategic partners to test the latest processors and models. Click each logo to download reference architectures developed with these strategic hardware partners.

Find available reference architectures here:

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Compute Compute

SUSE delivered the first validated virtualization solution for SAP environments. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications support open source KVM and Xen hypervisors, as well as VMware vSphere for SAP Business One, SAP HANA and all other SAP solutions. Click the logo to learn more about SUSE’s strategic partnership with VMware.

Find products here:

vmware

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Storage Storage

SUSE Enterprise Storage is an intelligent software-defined storage management solution, powered by Ceph technology, which enables IT to deliver highly scalable and resilient storage that is cost-efficient and able to adapt seamlessly to changing business and data demands. Managing clusters of commodity servers and disk drives in your data center or in the cloud saves both CAPEX and OPEX. The solution easily scales to hundreds of petabytes, and is self-managed, self-healing and automatically rebalances data, which minimizes administration.

Take an In-depth Look

Networking Networking

Network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) are open source technologies used for private cloud orchestration and software-defined storage solutions. They enable automated provisioning of networking resources as needed for a software-defined infrastructure (SDI). SUSE OpenStack Cloud and SUSE Enterprise Storage support these technologies.

Container Management Container Management

SUSE CaaS Platform is an enterprise-ready Kubernetes-based container management solution used by application development and DevOps teams to more easily and efficiently deploy and manage containerized applications and services. SAP Data Hub was originally developed using SUSE CaaS Platform, which was the first validated solution. SUSE continues to collaborate with SAP on other container-based solutions for SAP HANA environments.

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Platform as a Service Platform as a Service

SUSE Cloud Application Platform is a Cloud Foundry certified PaaS that combines a variety of runtimes and pre-defined services enabling developers to quickly create and deploy new services. It brings an advanced cloud native developer experience to Kubernetes, delivers reduced complexity and enables new choices for IT operations teams with a streamlined architecture and expanded hosted cloud deployment options. SUSE Cloud Application Platform will enable including custom containerized services running outside of the Cloud Foundry environment.

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Service & Support Service & Support

The SUSE Global Services team gives you access to experts who can help transform your IT operations by solving complex technical problems, keeping your systems highly available and secure and providing skills in areas you may not have. SUSE Consulting includes workshops, architecture sessions and implementation that provide quick value realization. SUSE Premium Support Services are packaged support bundles that providing a dedicated support engineer and dedicated customer success manager for minimal business disruption and maximum uptime.

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Infrastructure & Lifecycle Management Infrastructure & Lifecycle Management

SUSE Manager is a best-in-class infrastructure management solution based on open source technologies like Uyuni/Spacewalk, SALT and Monasca. It gives your enterprise DevOps and IT Operations teams a single tool to manage your SAP system configurations, and optimize operations while reducing costs with automated Linux server provisioning. Automated monitoring, tracking, auditing and reporting ensure compliance with internal security policies and external regulations.

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Multimodal Operating System Multimodal Operating System

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server has always been the exclusive OS for SAP Business One servers and is validated by SAP for Business One on HANA. It provides a performance-optimized and reliable foundation for SAP systems. You have a choice between Standard (8 x 5) or Priority (24 x 7) product support subscriptions. Organizations with more than a few servers find value in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, which adds features for high availability, to ensure high performance, and minimize time to deploy and manage SAP systems.

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Physical Infrastructure

SAP Business One runs on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for all SAP-validated server platforms, including all supported servers for SAP HANA. This gives you the flexibility to choose the platform that works for your IT operations, and the confidence of getting full support from both SUSE and your hardware vendor. SUSE works with these strategic partners to test the latest processors and models. Click each logo to learn more about these strategic partnerships.

Explore IHV partners:

  • Cisco
  • Dell EMC
  • Fujitsu
  • HPE
  • Hitachi
  • Huawei
  • IBM
  • Lenovo

Compute Compute

SUSE delivered the first validated virtualization solution for SAP environments. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications support open source KVM and Xen hypervisors, as well as VMware vSphere for SAP Business One, SAP HANA and all other SAP solutions. Click the logo to learn more about SUSE’s strategic partnership with VMware.

Find products here:

vmware

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Service & Support Service & Support

While consulting and ongoing support are typically not needed for SAP Business One environments, SUSE Global Services is ready to support your business as it grows. SUSE has technical and product experts who can help you minimize downtime, maintain security and avoid business disruption for both your existing systems as well as planning new projects.

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Public Cloud Public Cloud

Through the SUSE Cloud Service Provider program, Hyperscalers deliver pre-built, optimized images based on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications with the same features that are available for on-premise deployments. Pay-as-you-go and bring-your-own-subscription (BYOS) options vary by provider. SUSE gives you the flexibility to move subscriptions between on-premise and cloud implementations. Click the icons below to view reference architectures that SUSE strategic partners offer for fast, reliable configurations in the public cloud.

Find available Hyperscalers (Public Cloud) reference architectures here:

Take an In-depth Look

Multimodal Operating System Multimodal Operating System

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications provides an advanced high availability solution and automated data recovery for SAP HANA. It is performance-optimized and configurable to sustain high performance of SAP services. Built-in automation wizards reduce the time to configure, install and upgrade SAP HANA systems. You get seamless 24 x 7 Priority Support through SAP’s escalation channel or directly with SUSE. SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching eliminates the need to reboot systems after kernel patches for security vulnerabilities.

Take an In-depth Look

Physical Infrastructure

All x86-64 and ppc64/ppc64le servers that SAP has validated to run SAP HANA support SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications. This gives you the flexibility to choose the platform that works best for your IT operations, and the confidence of getting full support from both SUSE and your hardware vendor. SUSE works with these strategic partners to test the latest processors and models. Click each logo to download reference architectures developed by these strategic hardware partners.

Find available reference architectures here:

Take an In-depth Look

Compute Compute

SUSE delivered the first validated virtualization solution for SAP environments. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications support open source KVM and Xen hypervisors, as well as VMware vSphere for SAP Business One, SAP HANA and all other SAP solutions. Click the logo to learn more about SUSE’s strategic partnership with VMware.

Find products here:

vmware

Take an In-depth Look

Networking Networking

Network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) are open source technologies used for private cloud orchestration and software-defined storage solutions. They enable automated provisioning of networking resources as needed for a software-defined infrastructure (SDI). SUSE OpenStack Cloud and SUSE Enterprise Storage support these technologies.

Container Management Container Management

SUSE CaaS Platform is an enterprise-ready Kubernetes-based container management solution used by application development and DevOps teams to more easily and efficiently deploy and manage containerized applications and services. SAP Data Hub was originally developed using SUSE CaaS Platform, which was the first validated solution. SUSE continues to collaborate with SAP on other container-based solutions for SAP HANA environments.

Take an In-depth Look

Service & Support Service & Support

The SUSE Global Services team gives you access to experts who can help transform your IT operations by solving complex technical problems, keeping your systems highly available and secure and providing skills in areas you may not have. SUSE Consulting includes workshops, architecture sessions and implementation that provide quick value realization. SUSE Premium Support Services are packaged support bundles that providing a dedicated support engineer and dedicated customer success manager for minimal business disruption and maximum uptime.

Take an In-depth Look

Infrastructure & Lifecycle Management Infrastructure & Lifecycle Management

SUSE Manager is a best-in-class infrastructure management solution based on open source technologies like Uyuni/Spacewalk, SALT and Monasca. It gives your enterprise DevOps and IT Operations teams a single tool to manage your SAP system configurations, and optimize operations while reducing costs with automated Linux server provisioning. Automated monitoring, tracking, auditing and reporting ensure compliance with internal security policies and external regulations.

Take an In-depth Look

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Public Cloud Public Cloud

You can subscribe to SAP’s in-house IaaS or move your software landscape to a 3rd party HANA Enterprise Cloud. Check with the Hyperscaler of your choice to determine if this service is available. The logos below link to more information about our strategic Hyperscaler partners.

Hyperscalers (Public Cloud) alliance links:

  • Alibaba Cloud
  • Amazon Web Services
  • IBM
  • Microsoft Azure

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Multimodal Operating System Multimodal Operating System

SAP turned to SUSE when it needed a highly reliable infrastructure to deliver HANA Enterprise Cloud in its own data center. They chose SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications for its high availability features and flexibility to work with SAP’s choice of virtualization hypervisors.

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Physical Infrastructure

HPE, IBM and Lenovo are strategic server partners for SAP, and they deploy their HANA Enterprise Cloud service on servers from these hardware vendors. Click the logos on the right to learn about SUSE’s strategic partnerships.

Learn more about strategic alliance partners:

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Private Cloud / IaaS Private Cloud / Iaas

Consider a private cloud for your SAP environment if business constraints make it difficult to get new services available quickly but you want to maintain total control of the infrastructure and data. SUSE OpenStack Cloud takes the complexity out of deploying a private cloud with templates for easily repeatable deployment, easy management and enhanced high availability. Combine it with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications to get rapid deployment of SAP systems with the flexibility to provide self-service access to applications.

Take an In-depth Look

Public Cloud Public Cloud

Through the SUSE Cloud Service Provider program, Hyperscalers deliver pre-built, optimized images based on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications with the same features that are available for on-premise deployments. Pay-as-you-go and bring-your-own-subscription (BYOS) options vary by provider. SUSE gives you the flexibility to move subscriptions between on-premise and cloud implementations. Click the icons below to view reference architectures that SUSE strategic partners offer for fast, reliable configurations in the public cloud.

Find products here:

Take an In-depth Look

Multimodal Operating System Multimodal Operating System

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications provides an advanced high availability solution and automated data recovery for SAP HANA. It is performance-optimized and configurable to sustain high performance of SAP services. Built-in automation wizards reduce the time to configure, install and upgrade SAP HANA systems. You get seamless 24 x 7 Priority Support through SAP’s escalation channel or directly with SUSE. SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching eliminates the need to reboot systems after kernel patches for security vulnerabilities.

Take an In-depth Look

Physical Infrastructure

All x86-64 and ppc64/ppc64le servers that SAP has validated to run SAP HANA support SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications. This gives you the flexibility to choose the platform that works best for your IT operations, and the confidence of getting full support from both SUSE and your hardware vendor. SUSE works with these strategic partners to test the latest processors and models. Click each logo to download reference architectures developed by these strategic hardware partners.

Find available reference architectures here:

Take an In-depth Look

Compute Compute

SUSE delivered the first validated virtualization solution for SAP environments. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications support open source KVM and Xen hypervisors, as well as VMware vSphere for SAP Business One, SAP HANA and all other SAP solutions. Click the logo to learn more about SUSE’s strategic partnership with VMware.

Find products here:

vmware

Take an In-depth Look

Storage Storage

SUSE Enterprise Storage is an intelligent software-defined storage management solution, powered by Ceph technology, which enables IT to deliver highly scalable and resilient storage that is cost-efficient and able to adapt seamlessly to changing business and data demands. Managing clusters of commodity servers and disk drives in your data center or in the cloud saves both CAPEX and OPEX. The solution easily scales to hundreds of petabytes, and is self-managed, self-healing and automatically rebalances data, which minimizes administration.

Take an In-depth Look

Networking Networking

Network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) are open source technologies used for private cloud orchestration and software-defined storage solutions. They enable automated provisioning of networking resources as needed for a software-defined infrastructure (SDI). SUSE OpenStack Cloud and SUSE Enterprise Storage support these technologies.

Container Management Container Management

SUSE CaaS Platform is an enterprise-ready Kubernetes-based container management solution used by application development and DevOps teams to more easily and efficiently deploy and manage containerized applications and services. SAP Data Hub was originally developed using SUSE CaaS Platform, which was the first validated solution. SUSE continues to collaborate with SAP on other container-based solutions for SAP HANA environments.

Take an In-depth Look

Service & Support Service & Support

The SUSE Global Services team gives you access to experts who can help transform your IT operations by solving complex technical problems, keeping your systems highly available and secure and providing skills in areas you may not have. SUSE Consulting includes workshops, architecture sessions and implementation that provide quick value realization. SUSE Premium Support Services are packaged support bundles that providing a dedicated support engineer and dedicated customer success manager for minimal business disruption and maximum uptime.

Take an In-depth Look

Infrastructure & Lifecycle Management Infrastructure & Lifecycle Management

SUSE Manager is a best-in-class infrastructure management solution based on open source technologies like Uyuni/Spacewalk, SALT and Monasca. It gives your enterprise DevOps and IT Operations teams a single tool to manage your SAP system configurations, and optimize operations while reducing costs with automated Linux server provisioning. Automated monitoring, tracking, auditing and reporting ensure compliance with internal security policies and external regulations.

Take an In-depth Look

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Private Cloud / IaaS Private Cloud / IaaS

Consider a private cloud for your SAP environment if business constraints make it difficult to get new services available quickly but you want to maintain total control of the infrastructure and data. SUSE OpenStack Cloud takes the complexity out of deploying a private cloud with templates for easily repeatable deployment, easy management and enhanced high availability. Combine it with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications to get rapid deployment of SAP systems with the flexibility to provide self-service access to applications.

Take an In-depth Look

Public Cloud Public Cloud

Through the SUSE Cloud Service Provider program, Hyperscalers deliver pre-built, optimized images based on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications with the same features that are available for on-premise deployments. Pay-as-you-go and bring-your-own-subscription (BYOS) options vary by provider. SUSE gives you the flexibility to move subscriptions between on-premise and cloud implementations. Click the icons below to view reference architectures that SUSE strategic partners offer for fast, reliable configurations in the public cloud.

Find available Hyperscalers (Public Cloud) reference architectures here:

Take an In-depth Look

Multimodal Operating System Multimodal Operating System

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications provides an advanced high availability solution and automated data recovery for SAP HANA. It is performance-optimized and configurable to sustain high performance of SAP services. Built-in automation wizards reduce the time to configure, install and upgrade SAP HANA systems. You get seamless 24 x 7 Priority Support through SAP’s escalation channel or directly with SUSE. SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching eliminates the need to reboot systems after kernel patches for security vulnerabilities.

Take an In-depth Look

Physical Infrastructure

All x86-64 and ppc64/ppc64le servers that SAP has validated to run SAP HANA support SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications. This gives you the flexibility to choose the platform that works best for your IT operations, and the confidence of getting full support from both SUSE and your hardware vendor. SUSE works with these strategic partners to test the latest processors and models. Click each logo to download reference architectures developed by these strategic hardware partners.

Find available reference architectures here:

Take an In-depth Look

Compute Compute

SUSE delivered the first validated virtualization solution for SAP environments. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications support open source KVM and Xen hypervisors, as well as VMware vSphere for SAP Business One, SAP HANA and all other SAP solutions. Click the logo to learn more about SUSE’s strategic partnership with VMware.

Find products here:

vmware

Take an In-depth Look

Storage Storage

SUSE Enterprise Storage is an intelligent software-defined storage management solution, powered by Ceph technology, which enables IT to deliver highly scalable and resilient storage that is cost-efficient and able to adapt seamlessly to changing business and data demands. Managing clusters of commodity servers and disk drives in your data center or in the cloud saves both CAPEX and OPEX. The solution easily scales to hundreds of petabytes, and is self-managed, self-healing and automatically rebalances data, which minimizes administration.

Take an In-depth Look

Networking Networking

Network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) are open source technologies used for private cloud orchestration and software-defined storage solutions. They enable automated provisioning of networking resources as needed for a software-defined infrastructure (SDI). SUSE OpenStack Cloud and SUSE Enterprise Storage support these technologies.

Container Management Container Management

SUSE CaaS Platform is an enterprise-ready Kubernetes-based container management solution used by application development and DevOps teams to more easily and efficiently deploy and manage containerized applications and services. SAP Data Hub was originally developed using SUSE CaaS Platform, which was the first validated solution. SUSE Cloud Application Platform delivers the security, reliability, scalability, and robustness of the complete software stack, from Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes, right down to the Linux operating system.

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Service & Support Service & Support

The SUSE Global Services team gives you access to experts who can help transform your IT operations by solving complex technical problems, keeping your systems highly available and secure and providing skills in areas you may not have. SUSE Consulting includes workshops, architecture sessions and implementation that provide quick value realization. SUSE Premium Support Services are packaged support bundles that providing a dedicated support engineer and dedicated customer success manager for minimal business disruption and maximum uptime.

Take an In-depth Look

Infrastructure & Lifecycle Management Infrastructure & Lifecycle Management

SUSE Manager is a best-in-class infrastructure management solution based on open source technologies like Uyuni/Spacewalk, SALT and Monasca. It gives your enterprise DevOps and IT Operations teams a single tool to manage your SAP system configurations, and optimize operations while reducing costs with automated Linux server provisioning. Automated monitoring, tracking, auditing and reporting ensure compliance with internal security policies and external regulations.

Take an In-depth Look

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Multimodal Operating System Multimodal Operating System

SUSE CaaS Platform delivers a complete container execution environment which includes a SUSE Micro OS, an open source container runtime and container image registries. The SUSE Micro OS is a purpose-built container host operating system derived from SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. This means that SUSE CaaS Platform and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server will always be supported on the same set of SUSE certified hardware platforms. It also inherits the broad virtualization support of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server.

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Physical Infrastructure

All x86-64 and ppc64/ppc64le servers that SAP has validated to run SAP HANA support SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications. This gives you the flexibility to choose the platform that works best for your IT operations, and the confidence of getting full support from both SUSE and your hardware vendor. SUSE works with these strategic partners to test the latest processors and models. Click each logo to download reference architectures developed by these strategic hardware partners.

Physical Infrastructure reference architecture links:

Take an In-depth Look

Storage Storage

SUSE Enterprise Storage is an intelligent software-defined storage management solution, powered by Ceph technology, and an integral part of the SAP Data Hub. It enables managing clusters of commodity servers and disk drives in your data center or in the cloud saving both CAPEX and OPEX. The solution easily scales to hundreds of petabytes, is self-managed, self-healing and automatically rebalances data minimizing administration.

Take an In-depth Look

Container Management Container Management

SUSE CaaS Platform is an enterprise-ready Kubernetes-based container management solution used by application development and DevOps teams to more easily and efficiently deploy and manage containerized applications and services. SAP Data Hub was originally developed using SUSE CaaS Platform, which was the first validated solution. SUSE continues to collaborate with SAP on other container-based solutions for SAP HANA environments.

Take an In-depth Look

Service & Support Service & Support

The SUSE Global Services team gives you access to experts who can help transform your IT operations by solving complex technical problems while keeping your systems highly available and secure and providing skills in areas you may not have. SUSE Consulting includes workshops, architecture sessions and implementations that provide quick value realization. SUSE Start for SAP Data Hub is a two-week engagement that is a “quick-start” consulting deployment to provide stress-free implementation and configuration.

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