SAP Solutions by HPE and Red Hat

A blueprint for frictionless
SAP deployment
from HPE and Red Hat

SAP customers want to deploy solutions in an environment that delivers a public cloud-like experience with the key capabilities of on-premises solutions.

Together, HPE and Red Hat share the SAP expertise that helps organizations accelerate deployment and achieve their business objectives sooner.

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Why HPE and Red Hat for SAP Solutions?

HPE and Red Hat each have nearly two decades of experience in certifying SAP solutions, including those for SAP HANA and SAP S/4HANA. HPE sells, implements, and supports the Red Hat software stack to run and manage these SAP-certified systems. HPE services teams are trained to deploy and support a variety of SAP solutions with Red Hat software.

Advances in automation, management, and systems technologies have allowed HPE and Red Hat to provide new options for on-premises deployment and lifecycle management and to offer further choice in deployment models, including the ability to automate SAP HANA deployment on- or off-premises.

HPE and Red Hat together unite management technologies from HPE with automation and management from Red Hat and HPE Synergy Composable Infrastructure (an ideal platform for powering the SAP application tier as well as equipping service providers), combining the experience of public cloud with the advantages of an on-premises deployment. 

Red Hat, HPE, and Intel together for SAP: Collaborating for efficiency

With HPE's and Intel's extremely advanced hardware with Persistent Memory, we have developed a lab in Italy to test a wide variety of Red Hat Technologies on SAP. 

Icon-Red_Hat-Media_and_documents-Quotemark_Open-B-Red-RGB HPE & Red Hat are working together since many years to provide enterprise ready solutions for SAP customers. Our engineering cooperation with our co-funded Labs is outstanding and has led to many innovative solutions. HPE and Red Hat have the right ingredients for the recipe of a SAP HANA Hybrid Cloud solution and our services and consulting capabilities to implement, operate and support these solutions.

Hartmut Braun, HPE

WW Ecosystem Sales SAP

HewlettPackard Enterprise

On-Demand webinar

How to enable a cloud-like experience for your SAP workloads – with the benefits of on-premise IT

In our webinar, experts from IDC, HPE and Red Hat are going to discuss some key aspects of an SAP S/4 HANA deployment. Modernizing your SAP estate and migrating to S/4 HANA raises some key questions that you should consider:

  • Cloud or not?
  • Which options do I have to modernize my SAP application estate?
  • How can I combine a public cloud-like experience with the key capabilities of
  • An on-premise solution?
  • What should a modern platform for S/4 HANA deployments look like?
  • What are the technology components?
  • What are the key considerations that I should be aware of?
  • How do I get started with modernizing my SAP application estate and my IT
  • Platform?


Carla Arend
Senior Program Director: Lead Analyst, Cloud in Europe, IDC

Wolfgang Bausch
Senior Manager - SAP EMEA Business Development, Red Hat

Mike Wenner
Distinguished Technologist/SAP Competence Center, HPE

Running SAP HANA on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Intel-based HPE servers delivers outstanding performance, scalability, and reliability on a choice of six proven x86-based platforms.

HPE is the leading system vendor for SAP HANA, with 46% of all SAP licenses running on HPE hardware. Red Hat is the largest supplier of Linux worldwide: 144 Fortune 500 companies run their SAP systems on Red Hat.

Icon-Red_Hat-Media_and_documents-Quotemark_Open-B-Red-RGB HPE and Red Hat have many joint SAP customers, and we are working hard to stay innovative together. The recent Hybrid Cloud reference architecture for SAP HANA is yet another proof of success for this strategy. This reference architecture does bring customers the best of both worlds: The Cloud experience when it comes to ease of use and ease of operation along with the security and compliance of an on-premise solution.

Michaela Weissensteiner, Red Hat

Red Hat Alliance Manager EMEA HPE

HPE and Red Hat features and benefits for SAP

Red Hat and HPE offer organizations more choice in how they meet their SAP objectives, whether it be the deployment of SAP technologies on bare metal, virtual machines, or public cloud. With SAP-certified offerings from Red Hat and HPE, customers can grow painlessly and innovate quickly.

Certified and trustworthy SAP expert support

Businesses do trust world-class SAP experts from HPE and Red Hat to ensure a smooth experience during initial deployment and throughout the infrastructure’s lifetime

Better-together automation

Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform and HPE Synergy Composer with HPE OneView creates a cloud-like deployment and management experience.

Simplified management

Integrated solutions from HPE and Red Hat offer an easy-to-use interface for all deployment and ongoing maintenance operations.

Better economics

Businesses can deploy an on-premises infrastructure on-demand through a pay-per-use model.

High availability

HPE and Red Hat provide certified solutions to ensure high availability of SAP HANA and S/4 HANA but also provide proactive problem management, automation and redundancy features to increase uptime.


Businesses can achieve cloud-like scalability through the partnership of HPE Composable Infrastructure with targeted automation from Red Hat.

A blueprint for frictionless SAP deployment from HPE and Red Hat

HPE and Red Hat each have nearly two decades of experience in deploying scalable, high performant and high available SAP platforms. Learn more about how you can combine the benefits of public cloud with the architectural control and data governance inherent in on-premises approaches with HPE and Red Hat.

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