SUSE and SAP Celebrate 20 Year Partnership

Since 1999, SUSE and SAP have enjoyed a strategic partnership that has allowed customers to improve performance and stability, as well as inspire future advancements. The companies have been driving co-innovation to adapt and innovate faster for their customers to gain and sustain a competitive advantage in the digital era.

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.

In addition, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications is available on-demand across public cloud platforms.

SUSE now collaborates 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 to extend and connect to business systems.

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 the first steps toward SAP S/4HANA.

For more information about SUSE and SAP’s projects over the years, visit