Red Hat delivers standardized platform for SAP solutions


Staff Report

Dubai: Red Hat, Inc. today announced the launch of Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions, an enterprise Linux platform optimized for running SAP software deployments.

The launch of Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions provides a smoother path for organizations seeking to integrate or merge their heterogeneous SAP software environments, offering a single, proven and standardized platform for big data analysis and management projects.

The SAP portfolio of business applications and data analysis technologies, including SAP NetWeaver and SAP HANA, help enterprises to make smarter, faster decisions while accelerating their business processes.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions offers an additional open choice for enterprises seeking to deploy these technologies via a single offering, making it easier for IT organizations to pursue datacenter standardization without sacrificing their varied big data initiatives.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions builds on Red Hat’s existing relationship with SAP and brings forth new capabilities to get the most out SAP’s powerful analytics and data management portfolio. This includes the addition of Red Hat Insights, Red Hat’s proactive analytics and real-time intelligence offering, which can help users better understand, assess and optimize their SAP software landscape supported by Ansible automation and Red Hat’s extensive open source expertise.

Jim Totton, vice president and general manager of Red Hat said: “There is no single technology stack to solve every enterprise IT challenge, and big data analytics is no different; increasingly, we are seeing IT organizations use multiple SAP solutions to tackle the complex challenges of their evolving markets. With Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions, we’re now able to provide a single, supported and open platform upon which enterprises can standardize their SAP deployments, all backed by Red Hat’s vast expertise in delivering enterprise-grade operating systems.”

Mark Dendinger, CEO of 3V Solutions said: “Big data is fueling many innovations for our joint customers but large enterprises typically want to deploy multiple or layered technologies to address their specific data analysis and management needs. Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions provides a flexible, scalable platform to deploy these technologies while streamlining large SAP deployments, thanks to a single, standardized and open operating system.”