Speed time to value with certified SAP solutions from Nutanix

Deliver the performance, availability, agility, and simplified management that’s crucial for SAP HANA, Classic, and other landscapes as you focus on business objectives, rather than running infrastructure.

SAP on the Enterprise Cloud

Thousands of organizations around the world rely on SAP for business-critical needs. Modernizing and optimizing often-siloed SAP landscapes is therefore a business requirement for most enterprises. See how Nutanix Enterprise Cloud can quickly and efficiently deliver value for your SAP investment.

Powering SAP with a Multicloud Platform

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Maximize Value from SAP, and Go Further

Nutanix solutions enhance your SAP experience for Basis, developer, line of business, and infrastructure teams, leaving you free to concentrate on innovation. But that's just the beginning. The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud not only satisfies the certified solution requirements for SAP, it enables you to deploy and manage other key applications and services as well—from a single secure stack that combines public cloud flexibility and private cloud performance and control.

Drive Performance and Efficiency for SAP Landscapes

Scale Predictably

Eliminate forklift upgrades and disruptive data migrations, scaling easily to accommodate business growth.

Ensure User Experience

Ensure predictable and consistent performance across SAP HANA instances and other app and database servers —without overprovisioning for performance.

Use Up To 66% Less Space

Eliminate under-utilized silos and consolidate all SAP HANA, Classic, and other landscapes onto a single, dense, efficient platform.

Spark Innovation with Effortless Agility and Simplicity

Automate App Deployments

Simplify the deployment and lifecycle management of common applications with easy-to-use-blueprints via Nutanix Calm.

Leverage HCI

Take advantage of HANA on HCI: easily adjust HANA sizing and rapidly deploy copies of HANA DBs for dev, test, and other apps.

Accelerate Dev Cycles

Enable agility for core IT and line of business by putting the self-service, snapshots and clones, and application lifecycle management capabilities of Nutanix together.

Get Better Productivity with Reduced Risk

Maximize Uptime

Improve productivity with redundancy, automation, data protection, simplified recovery, and non-disruptive operations.

Simplify Troubleshooting

Reduce time-to-resolution from hours to minutes with end-to-end insight into VMs, compute, and storage.

Know You’re Protected

Run worry-free—and meet regulatory requirements—with government-grade security features at every level.

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Best Practices Guide: SAP HANA on Nutanix

Speed time to value, reduce operational complexity, and enhance flexibility for running SAP HANA landscapes.

Best Practices Guide:
SAP on Nutanix

Get the most out of running SAP on Nutanix AHV, VMware vSphere, and Microsoft Hyper-V on Nutanix. 

Nutanix AHV: The Only Hypervisor Certified for Production SAP HANA on HCI

In mid-2018, Nutanix AHV became the first and only hypervisor certified for production SAP HANA on hyperconverged infrastructure. 

Webinar: Three Ways to Simplify Your SAP HANA Landscape with HCI

Join Nutanix to learn how to simplify SAP HANA and Classic deployments to gain predictable performance and availability, effortless scaling, and the agility you need to support business demands.

Certified Solutions

Nutanix Enterprise Cloud and Nutanix AHV are certified for SAP HANA databases and SAP NetWeaver® applications and relational databases. It is the first hyperconverged infrastructure certified for both SAP HANA and the SAP NetWeaver platform.

The following configurations of the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform have been validated and certified for running SAP NetWeaver solutions.

NX-9000 Series

NX-8000 Series

NX-6000 Series

NX-3000 Series

NX-1000 Series

Lenovo HX 3000 Series

Lenovo HX 5000 Series

Lenovo HX 7000 Series

Dell XC600 Series

Dell XC700 Series

Dell XC900 Series

Dell XC6000 Series

SAP has supported virtualization since 2011 for specific virtualization products listed for use with SAP software in SAP Note 1492000.

  • For details on SAP on Nutanix, including support and configuration information, see SAP Note 2428012.
  • For Linux distributions, see SAP Note 1122387.
  • For VMware vSphere 5.x, see SAP Note 1122388.


Nutanix AHV hypervisor and Enterprise Cloud OS software is certified for production SAP HANA deployments. Lenovo and Dell EMC have certified their respective Skylake-based hardware platforms to run SAP HANA with Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS software with AHV.

For SAP support information and verification, see the SAP note 2686722 - SAP HANA virtualized on Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor.

Nutanix platforms use Intel® Processors in state of the art solutions delivering excellent performance for demanding workloads.

Contact us at if you want to run SAP applications on a non-listed model, or in combination with a non-listed Linux distribution or version, or if you have any other question related to running SAP on Nutanix Enterprise Cloud.

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