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2 support teams at your service
Not only have we packaged the technology environment required to run SAP business applications, Red Hat and SAP have linked our support organizations.
Fast and streamlined
At Red Hat, we provide global 24x7 support services for our customers who run SAP business applications. But Red Hat and SAP took it a step further. To make sure our joint customers get the best possible support, we established a cooperative support agreement that speeds issue resolution and streamlines customer communication.
With 2 world-class support teams backing you, rest assured that you're taken care of—so you can focus on running your business.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux excels in high-performance, transaction-based applications, like SAP Business Applications in both physical and virtual environments.
Using current multicore commodity hardware, SAP customers who have migrated their SAP applications from legacy UNIX systems have experienced many-fold performance improvements—along with less cost and a smaller footprint.
Red Hat's partner engineering team works with SAP to ensure that SAP products are optimized and certified on Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Red Hat maintains a full-time engineering presence on-site at SAP to bolster the ongoing working relationship between the SAP Linux Lab and Red Hat product development. Plus, SAP has access to pre-release versions of Red Hat software, and Red Hat includes testing of SAP software against development versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux in a nightly test suite provided by SAP.
This relationship has resulted in:
- The addition of SAP-specific features for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
- Joint testing.
- Problem resolution.
- Ongoing performance work by Red Hat.
- Close cooperation between the partners around virtualization.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux is designed by—and for—the most security-conscious organizations in the world. We lead the way in developing new security technology, making a secure operating system architecture affordable and mainstream.
High-level Linux security
Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux), a Red Hat Enterprise Linux feature, was developed in coordination with the open source community and the National Security Agency to provide the highest levels of security for the Linux operating system. This kind of functionality was previously available only in special-purpose operating systems for the military.
Preventing memory-based attacks
Red Hat Enterprise Linux features many innovations to prevent buffer overflow and other memory-based attacks:
- Fortify Source
- Stack-smashing protection (canary values)
- Pointer encryption
- SELinux memory protection
Contact Red Hat Sales to learn more about Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Business Applications, to get an evaluation copy, or to purchase Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Business Applications.
Red Hat works with an ecosystem of partners to build, optimize, and deliver complete solutions. Through our global network of leading hardware, software, and service provider vendors, Red Hat offers you a wealth of proven technology solutions that solve real-world business challenges.
A versatile platform for x86 and x86-64 that can be deployed on physical systems, as a guest on the major hypervisors, or in the cloud.
Red Hat offers packages specifically for the scientific user to deploy clusters of systems to take on the most challenging of missions:
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux for HPC Head Node
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux for HPC Compute Node
Red Hat Enterprise Linux, deployed on IBM System z, provides flexibility, performance, and scalability for server consolidation and mainframe reliability.
Deploy applications with confidence using the advanced features in IBM Power Systems and the consistency and flexibility of the market-leading Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating platform.
Red Hat packages and supports the software infrastructure stack required for optimal operation of SAP applications with enterprise-class service and support.
Available in either desktop or workstation configurations.
See who relies on Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Business Applications:
- Hilti Standardizes Global Mission-Critical Systems on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, ATIX Open-Sharedroot and SAP® Solutions: Learn how Red Hat helped Hilti migrate all its SAP business-critical applications from a discontinued legacy UNIX environment to a scalable and reliable platform and eliminate vendor lock-in.
See how others are using Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Business Applications, and explore best practices:
Red Hat scales and performs for SAP Business Applications on physical or virtual deployments: