SAP slaps sticker on Lenovo HANA HCI box

SAP has given its seal of approval to a Lenovo hyperconverged appliance using Nutanix AHV virtualization software to run its HANA in-memory database.

The ThinkAgile HX Solution for SAP HANA, to use its full name, includes onsite deployment of SAP HANA and full SAP solution support by Lenovo.

The ThinkAgile system is preloaded with Nutanix software in the Lenovo factory where it is integrated and validated with firmware.

Lenovo HX7820

It runs the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS, meaning the AHV hypervisor  and is configurable with SAP HANA-compatible options only .

The hardware spec includes a 4-socket server that has 4 x Intel Xeon Gold or Platinum processors, and up to 24 x 2.5-inch drive bays in its 4U enclosure.