Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA to be extended to the Open Hybrid Cloud

By CIOReview | Wednesday, December 24, 2014
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RALEIGH, N.C: Red Hat –a provider of open-source software products has announced that it will extend Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA to the Open Hybrid Cloud and this would include public cloud providers certified by Red Hat.

This development would enable the customers of Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA to make use of the public cloud through Red Hat certified cloud partners like Virtustream and Secure-24 which provide cloud computing solutions and IT hosting services respectively. These public cloud choices can provide on-demand analytical processing power and minimize the cost of data workloads.

In addition to this, the customers of Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA will also have the option of receiving new SAP certified hardware from companies like Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) which provides information storage and virtualization solutions.

 HDS, through Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) for SAP HANA, delivers investment protection, provides scalability and deployment options for Big Data applications.

 “By extending Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA to the public cloud, we are providing a stable, secure and reliable platform for deployments of SAP HANA across the breadth of the open hybrid cloud. These cloud-based offerings, combined with additional certified providers and configurations of hardware for SAP HANA as well as the scale-up and scale-out certifications of our launch partners, deliver a set of solutions to help meet the growing enterprise demand for big data applications, all standardized on the world’s leading enterprise Linux platform,” says Jim Totton, vice president and general manager, Platforms Business Unit, Red Hat