Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, has announced that Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA® has expanded its availability to Amazon Web Services (AWS). This availability as a listing in the AWS Marketplace provides customers with additional deployment options for their big data workloads, adding more choice to an ecosystem of hardware and cloud configurations. In addition to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, customers can also use their own subscriptions to deploy on AWS with Red Hat Cloud Access for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, JBoss Enterprise Web Server, OpenShift by Red Hat and Red Hat Gluster Storage.
Announced in June 2014 as the foundation of an enhanced collaboration between Red Hat and SAP, Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA offers an open, scalable, integrated and highly available platform featuring the industry-leading reliability, quality and stability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA helps organizations make smarter, faster decisions; accelerate business processes; and enable consistency of operations across the business through standardization on the Red Hat platform, which powers mission-critical systems in more than 90 percent of the global Fortune 500.
Red Hat certified cloud and service providers offer Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA to help enterprises leverage the stability, security and reliability of the world's leading enterprise Linux platform upon which to run their public cloud-based big data workloads. With Red Hat Enterprise Linux available in AWS Marketplace, customers can harness on-demand analytical processing power while helping to reduce the overall cost of extreme data workloads, all backed by the support of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Jim Totton, vice president and general manager, Platforms Business Unit, Red Hat: "The addition of Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA in AWS Marketplace answers enterprise IT's demands for choice when it comes to deploying big data solutions. Now with many implementation options, ranging from bare-metal hardware to vast, scalable operations in the cloud, Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA can fit nearly every enterprise big-data scenario, from the mundane to the extreme, helping our customers leverage the power, stability and flexibility of the world's leading enterprise Linux platform across their entire infrastructure."
Terry Wise, vice president, Worldwide Partner Ecosystem, Amazon Web Services, Inc: "We are pleased to see Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA made accessible for AWS customers via a listing in AWS Marketplace. With Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA available in AWS Marketplace, customers have an additional choice for running highly scalable, big data applications in production on AWS."