SUSE, Lenovo and the Future of the SAP Data Center

SUSE and Lenovo can help you plan for growth and extend the value of your SAP HANA investments

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Lenovo Storage Solution for SAP HANA powered by SUSE Enterprise Storage

Manage cost and complexity of your storage infrastructure

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Leibniz Supercomputing Centre Video

SuperMUC, powered by SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, is Europe's most powerful supercomputer

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Hapimag Case Study

Hapimag runs faster "what if" simulations after deploying System x solution for SAP HANA with Lenovo and SUSE

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SUSE and Lenovo Strategic Alliance

Together, SUSE and Lenovo provide the most interoperable way to build a data center.

Lenovo servers combined with open source infrastructure solutions from SUSE provide dependable, secure, high-performance solutions for enterprise computing.

Ideal for small, medium and large enterprises, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server on Lenovo servers gives customers the confidence to deploy their mission-critical workloads.

Lenovo’s feature-rich platforms and SUSE’s enterprise-class open source technology help customers minimize downtime and increase operational efficiency.

Lenovo delivers broad support for SUSE across the ThinkServer, System x, and NeXtScale products.

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Mission-Critical & SAP Environment

Did you know the largest SAP HANA platform in the world runs on System x and SUSE?

Lenovo System x servers, with their unique modular design, offer the agility and required infrastructure tuned to support the unique demands of mission-critical applications.

And if you are looking for the best platform for, look no further: Lenovo System x servers have achieved multiple benchmarks running SAP applications.

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server consistently delivers outstanding uptime and performance and is the preferred Linux platform of SAP. The only enterprise Linux distribution that includes high availability and clustering.

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Software-defined Storage

SUSE Enterprise Storage, based on Ceph, is designed as a distributed storage cluster to provide unlimited scalability from tens of terabytes to petabytes. And Ceph lowers costs with functionality that is self-managing and self-healing, and it all runs on industry standard hardware.

The Lenovo Storage Solution for SAP HANA powered by SUSE Enterprise Storage is a SAP HANA Software-defined Storage (SDS) TDI solution that has been SAP ICC certified and is suitable for SAP HANA data, logs, and backups.

  • Distributed Software-defined Storage
  • Consolidated Solution for Block, Object and File Storage
  • Linear Scalability

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Big Data

As IT architects begin implementing big data initiatives it is crucial they choose the right components.

Lenovo and SUSE offer easy to implement hardware, software, and services for analyzing big data.

The Lenovo System x M5 servers, like the powerful two-socket x3650 M5, enhance performance and reduce power consumption of big data clusters as it is purpose-built for big data workloads.

With one of the largest ISV ecosystems in the enterprise software industry, SUSE is ready to support your big data implementation today through our industry-leading strategic alliances and partnerships with leading big data companies. Click here to see who we work with.

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An efficient cloud infrastructure requires virtual machines be as fast as possible.

Lenovo offers a range of x86 servers to support your cloud solution so you can choose the infrastructure that meets your needs.

Both Lenovo System x and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server work with multiple hypervisors and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server is both a perfect guest and a perfect host in virtualization.

The Lenovo NeXtScale platform is designed as a hyperscale computing platform, well suited for both High Performance and Cloud Computing, and SUSE OpenStack Cloud provides a cost-effective, easy-to-use, turnkey offering for customers interested in deploying their own cloud environment.

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High Performance Computing

Help your organization solve the most demanding computational and data-intensive problems with SUSE and Lenovo!

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server is synonymous with high-performance Linux running on 64-bit and mainframe systems, since SUSE engineers have made significant contributions to key kernel-related performance technologies.

NeXtScale™ System delivers dense performance across a variety of functions—from compute, IO, storage, and acceleration—in more cost- and energy-efficient ways than ever before and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server is certified on Lenovo System x, Flex System, NeXtScale and ThinkServer platforms.

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