SUSE has announced the availability of the newest SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications, based on SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 3. It offers the advantages of the newest SUSE Linux Enterprise, providing customers more scale-up and scale-out options to run workloads in mission-critical SAP software environments. As a result, customers can experience improved performance, increased reliability and enhanced security.
“Hundreds of customers worldwide, such as CIR Food and the Calzedonia Group, are more competitive by deploying SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications,” said Michael Miller, vice president of global alliances and marketing for SUSE. “With support for the latest industry-standard hardware, RAS features and other enhancements, this updated version of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 gives organisations more scale-up and scale-out options than ever before to run their SAP mission-critical workloads on Linux.”
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 3 enhancements include:
Support for the SAP software provisioning manager for easier and more-reliable software provisioning, saving time and resources.
Support for the SAP Business One application version for the SAP HANA platform, providing simple steps to a tailored appliance with less time spent on installation, setup and configuration, ensuring a ready-to-connect delivery.
Support for the latest high-performance, industry-standard Intel processors (Intel Xeon processor E5 Family and the 4th-generation Intel Core processor) and AMD Opteron 4000 and 6000 Series Platforms.
Better scale-out options with storage, file system and networking enhancements.
Enhanced clustering capabilities such as faster IP load balancing or connection tracking to meet the most stringent service-level agreement.