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HPE's preferred partner for Linux, OpenStack, Cloud Foundry and HPC Solutions.
SUSE is a Tier 1 Partner for HPE and the only operating system embedded into HPE ProLliants to power the intelligent provisioning feature.

Key Collaboration

HPE and SUSE have enjoyed a +25-year strategic relationship resulting on the SAP HANA market leadership and deep collaboration around OpenStack, Cloud Foundry and HPC. HPE is also SUSE’s first Global Training Partner.

Why HPE and SUSE?

  • The primary choice for SAP HANA installations around the world, including those for HPE and SAP internally.
  • SUSE Enterprise Storage is HPE's only certified, supported, and sold Ceph-based storage solution.
  • SUSE is the preferred operating system for HPE HPC environments.

Did you know?

  • HPE, Microsoft and SUSE created the world's first enterprise-class persistent memory database server.
  • HPE Factory uses SUSE to certify ProLiants for production.
  • SUSE is a bundled native install option for SGI supercomputers and servers since 2003.

SUSE Solutions

HPE and SUSE have a 25+ year relationship—longer than some Linux vendors have been in existence—and continuously work together coupled with important partners such as SAP and Microsoft to deliver enterprise-grade solutions that help you reach your goals for Hybrid IT with cloud and IT for data and analytics. SUSE provides and supports enterprise-grade open source solutions delivering secure Linux, cloud infrastructure and storage software for mixed enterprise IT environments. HPE has named SUSE its preferred Linux partner and the recommended OS for HPE HPC environments. SUSE Linux is also the only OS embedded on HPE server motherboards as the base for its Intelligent Provisioning feature.


Real-time analytics, online transaction processing (OLTP), batch processing, and database apps are crucial to your success. Manage these high-value workloads with HPE mission-critical servers running on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and get the flexibility, reliability and availability you need to get an edge in revenue and reputation.

SAP HANA performs business processing and analytics in real time, which brings significant advantages.

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP applications is the top Linux OS for SAP HANA and, along with HPE Solutions, will give you the validated, fine-tuned platform you need to help ensure your successful migration to a real-time enterprise.


As enterprises collect more and more data and learn to pull more value from it, the need to store, protect and access that data is becoming a challenge. Traditional storage systems simply won’t be able to keep up, but software-defined storage can.

SUSE Enterprise Storage, powered by Ceph, enables organizations to deliver highly scalable, resilient and cost-efficient storage that adapts to changing business and data demands running on HPE Proliant; HPE Apollo and HPE Synergy.

This is the ideal solution for Disk-based backup, HPC Storage, Compliance Archiving and more.


Combine the right mix of traditional IT, private cloud, and public cloud to achieve optimal workload placement.

In 2017, SUSE acquired OpenStack IaaS and Cloud Foundry PaaS assets from HPE to engineer a common OpenStack Cloud offering.

SUSE also entered the PaaS market working with the best of container and orchestration technologies like Docker and Kubernetes and the best of PaaS like Cloud Foundry to create innovation that matters to our enterprise customers and partners.

SUSE CaaS Platform is your platform for next-gen container-based applications and SUSE Cloud Application Platform helps you streamline lifecycle management of traditional and new cloud native applications.


Overcome the barriers to supercomputing and solve the world's largest scientific, engineering and data analysis problems.

Since 2003, SUSE has been bundled as a native install option for SGI supercomputers and servers. And today, SUSE is the preferred OS for all HPE HPC environments.

SUSE adopts new Linux kernels faster than competitors and can also quickly include feature requests and packages that HPE users want.

The SUSE OS is in use in 50 percent of supercomputing's top 50 machines, available for both x86_64 and ARM64 architectures. And HPE is the single largest hardware vendor in the HPC market with a wide portfolio of HPE Apollo, Superdome and SGI servers.


Harness all of the possibilities of big data to unlock your organization’s future in the idea economy.

Deploying your big data solution on HPE servers with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server allows you to derive new business insights more simply and cost effectively. Our innovative platforms give you best in class performance and availability, in a single proven configuration that includes integrated software, services, infrastructure, and management.


In today's idea economy, your organization can stay ahead of the competition by accelerating application and IT service delivery.

Whether you need a refresh to your infrastructure or a complete data center transformation, SUSE and HPE can make your journey successful and you can change at the pace you need.

HPE and SUSE work together to improve the Linux kernel with a goal of "zero unplanned downtime."


Success Stories


Ordina boosts business with streamlined SAP services

The leading Benelux IT service provider needed to upgrade its old SAP infrastructure to implement SAP HANA both for its own use and as a new business offering for its customers. It decided to go with HPE ConvergedSystem 500 for SAP HANA running on SUSE Linux Enterprise for SAP applications.

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Orchard Park Police Department is using SUSE Enterprise Storage on HPE ProLiant servers to store the large influx of data from body cameras.

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FIS-ASP highly automated cloud computing platform based on SUSE OpenStack Cloud and SUSE Enterprise Storage on HPE Infrastructure streamlined its system delivery processes.

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Egyptian pharmaceutical distributor modernizes business with HPE solution for SAP HANA running on SUSE Linux

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Experian Business Information Systems uses software defined storage to manage data boom.

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Total used SGI hardware and SUSE software to tap on high performance computing (HPC) to find opportunities in an ocean of seismic data.

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Vectus Industries safeguards the efficient operation of its business with HPE ConvergedSystem 500 for SAP HANA.

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Adaptable Foundations you can rely on

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server from HPE

SUSE software for ProLiant servers with HPE branded support provides businesses a dependable and highly available Linux operating environment for any supported version.

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SUSE Enterprise Storage powered by Ceph

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