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SAP commits to VMware; supports it apps on VMware


SAP is making a clear statement to Oracle...


SAP AG will begin supporting its enterprise software, including its family of ERP applications, on VMware Inc.'s virtualization platform.

The business software vendor is certifying 64-bit versions of its Netweaver ERP software as well as its CRM applications to run in Windows or Linux-based virtual machines created by VMware Infrastructure, according to Parag Patel, vice president for alliances at VMware. Eligible hardware includes servers from Dell Inc., Fujitsu-Siemens, Hewlett-Packard Co. and IBM.

"This is a very clean support statement," Patel said. "You can run SAP in development, you can run it in production, you can run it on several operating systems. In other words, no caveats."

SAP has more than 40,000 customers, and VMware has 25,000. Patel said he didn't know the exact number of customers already running SAP on VMware, but added he "wouldn't be surprised" if it was in the hundreds or thousands.
Those customers will now be able to approach SAP first for any technical problems, Patel said, though they can also approach VMware if a problem is more of a virtualization issue.


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