Streamline SAP HANA operations

Bosch maximizes availability and business continuity of SAP HANA environments through innovative technology solutions

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Enable future business expansion

Duas Rodas has 100% system uptime since installing SUSE solutions and created a solid foundation for future business expansion

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Improve performance and stability

Trans Business selected SUSE to avoid US$8 million in lost revenue due to system unavailability

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22 SAP Innovation Award Winners 2018 run on SUSE

The SAP Innovation Award honors and celebrates our most forward-thinking customer and partner successes. The majority of those winners run on SUSE.

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SUSE and SAP Strategic Alliance

SUSE is the trusted and preferred open source platform for SAP customers who want to unlock data intelligence, drive innovation and run with the best.

  • Trusted: SAP’s in-house implementation platform
  • Open and Flexible: World’s largest independent open source provider, promising customers retain control and flexibility
  • Innovative: SAP co-innovation partner, enabling customers to run with the best

For 20 years, SAP and SUSE have been driving co-innovation to adapt and innovate faster, so customers gain and sustain competitive advantages in the intelligent era.

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16 February 2019 - SUSE Partners with Intel and SAP to Accelerate IT Transformation with Persistent Memory in the Data Center 18 October 2018 – SUSE and Alibaba Cloud Partner to Meet Global Demand for Cloud-Based Business-Critical Applications 15 August 2018 – Nearly 6,000 Customers Now Experience SAP Business One® Powered by SAP HANA® on SUSE Linux Enterprise
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SUSE and SAP have worked together since 2011 to improve the scalability and high availability of SAP HANA. In fact, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server is the recommended and supported OS for SAP HANA, currently running in thousands of SAP HANA installations, including SAP’s own. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications is uniquely designed to deliver an enterprise-class foundation for SAP HANA. It is also a supported Linux for SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems.

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SUSE is a HANA Innovation Award winner 2017 and additional 28 HANA innovation Award winners are relying on SUSE. View their success stories.


New business models that depend on mobility, cloud computing and Internet of Things devices are increasing complexity in the modern data center. That’s one reason for SAP’s move to standardize, simplify and innovate with open source technologies that run on Linux.

At SUSE, we make the transition as painless as possible. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications features an SAP system Installation Wizard, automated recovery for SAP HANA systems and other features that make it easier to take your first steps toward SAP S/4HANA.

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SUSE Powers SAP Cloud Platform

SAP Cloud Platform is SAP’s agile platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) for digital transformation. SUSE is now collaborating with SAP to power SAP Cloud Platform in SAP data centers. SUSE OpenStack Cloud and SUSE Enterprise Storage are key elements of SAP Cloud Platform, providing robust, enterprise-grade infrastructure services for running applications that allow businesses to collect, manage, analyze and leverage information of all types, to extend and connect to business systems.

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SAP Applications in the Public Cloud

If you’re looking at any of the major public cloud vendors you can expect a fervent competition for your business. A handful of providers are certified for SAP applications and can provide the core capabilities to enable agility and transformative economics – but only a select few can offer a powerful suite of on-demand services, APIs, and integration points to truly accelerate your digital business. Regardless, you’ll find that SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, the OS trusted and recommended for the modern SAP landscape, is available on-demand across public cloud platforms.

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Towards Zero Downtime

All and any downtime is costing you. It shuts down the SAP production line, aborts transactions or even brings your core business to a standstill, impacting your revenues and reputation. So every day the pressure to be 24x7x365 available increases.

SUSE has worked with SAP to offer a comprehensive solution to maximize customers’ server uptime.

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SAP and SUSE—Driving Digital Transformation!

“SAP has been working with SUSE to solve IT infrastructure challenges for more than 18 years. We are excited that SAP Cloud Platform in SAP data centers now leverages SUSE’s reliable and high-performing open source solutions for managing and deploying virtual machines, as well as storing and managing critical enterprise data.”

Bjoern Goerke, Chief Technology Officer and President, SAP Cloud Platform, SAP SE


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