Flexible hybrid cloud with SAP HANA and IBM

SAP HANA on Power Virtual Server is a flexible solution that provides the choice of hybrid cloud for SAP customers, from classic SAP ECC on AIX to SAP S/4HANA on Linux.

The ideal platform for running SAP HANA

Why choose IBM® Power Systems™ over x86?

Provision faster

Dynamically accommodate changes to your SAP HANA platform resources based on changes in your business needs.

Scale affordably

Optimize processor utilization with shared pool support for production HANA DB.

Get maximum uptime

Deliver more than 99.999% availability and reduce planned downtime in your SAP HANA system.

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A next-generation platform tuned for the flexibility, resiliency and performance required by the digital age.

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IBM Power System E950

The 4-socket Power E950 server is a versatile system with the ability to support up to 16 TB of memory and can host up to 16 production SAP HANA LPARs, allowing maximized system utilization through mixed workloads.

IBM Power System E980

Built for big data and the largest of SAP HANA environments, the Power E980 can be configured with up to 64 TB of memory and can host up to 16 production SAP HANA LPARs. With Capacity on Demand, this future-proof system can grow along with your environment.

IBM Power System H922

This powerhouse easily integrates into your organization's cloud and cognitive strategy, delivering industry-leading price/performance for your mission-critical workloads. You’ll gain insights faster from your data with 4 TB in-memory database capabilities.

IBM Power System H924

Built and optimized for SAP HANA, this IBM Power system boasts a large memory footprint of up to 4 TB in a dense form factor for gaining insights faster while delivering high reliability and performance.

Virtual persistent memory with PowerVM

Introducing Virtual persistent memory with PowerVM, an enhancement to IBM's advanced virtualization platform (PowerVM) that delivers persistence without compromising performance. With Virtual persistent memory with PowerVM, you can now:

  • Minimize outage window during planned or unplanned outages
  • Gain persistence with no performance impact
  • Add persistent memory capability without needing to replace or purchase expensive add-ons to recently purchased hardware

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Persistent memory enhancements on IBM Power Systems for SAP HANA

IBM has worked with SAP over the years to help solve hardware problems with virtualization, flexibility, resiliency and great performance. Read more about how IBM is working to use persistent memory to enhance SAP HANA solutions.

SAP HANA case studies

Companies around the globe are choosing SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems for the performance, flexibility and reliability your mission-critical workloads require.

Who Can Benefit from SAP HANA Database and SAP S/4 HANA on IBM Power Systems?

Discover how Power Systems are a strong differentiator for organizations running SAP HANA and SAP S/4 HANA.

The economic impact of IBM Power Systems for SAP HANA

Check out the free webinar that explores the benefits and ROI that enterprises will likely realize by deploying SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems. Dive deep into customer interviews and discover the benefits a hypothetical organization will realize.

Simplify and accelerate SAP HANA deployments

Organizations are deploying SAP HANA to get faster insights from their data. Learn how you can do the same.


Choice and flexibility with IBM and SAP

IBM and SAP leaders discuss how the two companies are innovating together to reduce the total cost of ownership and improving the efficiency for clients deploying SAP HANA.

Power Systems: the optimal platform for SAP HANA

Migrating to the the SAP HANA platform on an IBM Power System takes some work, but is easier to manage than you may realize.

IBM Storage solutions for SAP applications

IBM Storage + IBM Power systems delivers the flexibility and performance you need for your SAP applications.

SAP HANA and IBM Power Systems: Better together

Discover how enterprises using SAP HANA and IBM Power systems are helping enterprises transform.

The right infrastructure for SAP HANA

Thousands of SAP HANA clients have chosen Power Systems for their enterprise infrastructure. Discover why in this short video.

Meet the demands of SAP HANA workloads now and into the future

You’ve made the decision to implement SAP HANA. But to get the most from your database, you need to deploy on a platform that won’t hold you back when the demands are high. Learn why IBM Power Systems is the ideal partner for SAP HANA mission-critical workloads.