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Welcome to our page for SAP on SUSE Linux where we hope you will find lots of useful information. If you require further help, please don't hesitate to contact the SAP Alliance team at SUSE

Through SUSE's close collaboration with SAP, customers worldwide benefit from tight integration of products and services as well as comprehensive operating system service and support options. As a result, Tens of thousands of SAP and SAP HANA customers running on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications. It's the leading platform for SAP solutions on Linux and the recommended and supported OS of choice for SAP HANA and S/4HANA. For almost 20 yers, SUSE has worked with SAP on joint testing and development at the SAP Linux Lab-and the integration between the two companies is so depp that SAP build the first SAP HANA solution on SUSE. Further collaborations include Cloud Foundry, Bosh and SAP Cloud Platform which is built on SUSE openStack and SUSE Storage. And for its own data center, SAP runs on SUSE

HANA Innovation Award Winner 2017

At SAPPHIRE 2017, SUSE won the SAP HANA Innovation Award. Watch the video or read the blog

Furthermore, 28 HANA Innocation Award Winner 2017 run on SUSE. Download the success stories

SUSE in the News

SUSE in Social Media

Follow our regular SAP related blogs on SUSE communities or SCN

Check Twitter for the latest news about SAP on SUSE: #SLES4SAP or @SUSE

Technical Information

Download best practises for SAP applications on SUSE

SAP Applications on SUSE

Transition to S/4HANA

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 is the #1 platform for SAP HANA. 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.

Learn from almost 100 public success stories why SAP customers have choosen SUSE for the mission-critical SAP systems.

Towards zero downtime for SAP HANA

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 Applications in the Public Cloud

If you’re looking at any of the major public cloud vendors (AWS, Azure, Google, IBM Bluemix) 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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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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Contact the SAP Alliance team at SUSE