Red Hat is collaborating with SAP and IBM, its parent company, to help move SAP managed services on-premises.
The companies are looking to validate private deployments of SAP Cloud Platform as well as tie up related backing services on Red Hat OpenShift. By combining Gardener, an SAP managed Kubernetes service, and virtualisation capabilities on OpenShift, the companies hope to provide a more seamless ramp for on-premise deployments.
“For SAP Cloud Platform containerisation through SAP’s open source project ‘Gardener’ and future on-premise deployments, OpenShift virtualisation acts as a plugin to enable virtual infrastructure and support for services beyond public cloud environments in a customer’s own data centre,” wrote Chris Wright, VP and CTO at Red Hat in a blog post. read the rest here