SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP applications coming to the IBM Cloud
SUSE has announced that SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP applications will be available as an operating system for SAP solutions on the IBM Cloud. In addition, IBM Cloud is now a SUSE cloud service provider, giving customers a supported open source platform that makes them more agile and reduces operating costs as they only pay for what they use.
“Customers need access to a secure and scalable cloud platform to run mission-critical workloads, one with the speed and agility of IBM Cloud, which is one of the largest open public cloud deployments in the world,” said Phillip Cockrell, SUSE VP of worldwide alliance sales. “As the public cloud grows increasingly more popular for production workloads, SUSE and IBM are offering enterprise-grade open source software fully supported on IBM Cloud. Whether big iron or public cloud, SUSE is committed to giving our customers the environments they need to succeed,” he added.
Jay Jubran, director of offering management, IBM Cloud, said, “IBM
Cloud is designed to give enterprises the power and performance they need to manage their mission-critical business applications. IBM provides a spectrum of fully managed and Infrastructure as a Service solutions to support SAP
HANA applications, including SUSE Linux Enterprise Server as well as new bare metal servers with up to 8TB of memory.”