Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and SAP CEO Bill McDermott announced together, today on stage at SAPPHIRE NOW 2016 joint plans to deliver broad support for the SAP HANA® platform deployed on Microsoft Azure.


SUSE and Microsoft today announce that SAP HANA is coming to Microsoft Azure running on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server.

So if you’re looking to spin up SAP HANA instances on Azure you’ll now be able to (using the same pricing as for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications).


“We’re excited that our partnership with SAP is delivering powerful, new options for SAP HANA deployments on Azure – including support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server.” – Madhan Arumugam Ramakrishnan, Principal Manager, Microsoft Azure.

“SUSE, SAP, and Microsoft Azure continue to develop and deliver solutions for cloud data centers — with a focus on the enterprise,” said Kristin Kinan, Director of Public Cloud Alliances at SUSE.  “Bringing SAP HANA to Azure, running on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, is the latest step in enabling maximum power and flexibility to our enterprise customers.”


Microsoft Azure will speak on the SUSE Booth (655) at SAPPHIRE NOW 2016 on Wednesday, May 18 at 11:10 – please join.


SUSE was the development and first Linux platform for SAP HANA and SAP and SUSE has shared a long-standing partnership in the SAP Linux Labs in Walldorf, Germany


If you’re looking for technical guides and tech-casts on security hardening, scale-out and system-replication fail-over, please see here. For more info on SUSE and Azure – see here SUSE + Microsoft Azure | SUSE


And watch this video to see why SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications is the Leading Linux Platform for SAP!

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