Lenovo’s New Servers Target Data Mgmt Challenges

Lenovo Data Center Group (DCG) introduced new flexible solutions to empower customers to simplify common data management challenges. DCG launches the ThinkSystem SR860 V2 and SR850 V2 servers, which features third Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors with enhanced support for SAP HANA based on Intel Optane persistent memory 200 series. In addition, Lenovo is stating new remote deployment service offerings for the ThinkSystem DM7100 storage systems, further supported by Lenovo being awarded #1 in server reliability for seven years running.

With these new offerings, customers can more easily navigate complex data management needed to deliver actionable business intelligence through artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics, while getting maximum results when combined with business applications like SAP HANA®.

Many industries are faced with the increasing challenge of analyzing greater volumes of data, maintaining the velocity of the data being transacted and support the variety of the data being collected and stored. Without proper storage and processing capabilities, organizations are missing critical insights about their customers and business, while others experience bottlenecks due to a variety of data types that need to be analyzed, categorized and more quickly utilized to drive business value. Finally, the insights that come from data have definitive time limits, so the faster that systems can handle data, the greater amount of value that can be extracted.

To help customers accelerate high performance workloads and improve efficiency, Lenovo’s new ThinkSystem SR860 V2 and SR850 V2 claims to feature the latest in high end processing and memory capabilities, with twice the amount of NVMe storage capacity1. The servers, combined with the DM7100 and business intelligence solutions from SAP, are material to helping customers address their data challenges in a different ways.

ThinkSystem SR860 V2 and SR850 V2: The new 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processor based enable more rapid data ingest capabilities to help tackle the growing volume of data coming into the data center. Featuring improved AI acceleration with Intel Deep Learning Boost enhanced with bfloat16, these new CPUs were purpose built to accelerate data insights. These systems also feature next generation technologies.

ThinkSystem DM7100: Software includes integrated hybrid cloud data tiering and management for secure and efficient data management in public and private cloud solutions, The cloud capability, scaling upto 21PB effective storage or scale out to 264 PB of effective storage, new remote deployment option, reducing complications and down time risks, speeding time to value.

Customers have access to Lenovo’s Technical Consultants to configure and deploy the solution based on their unique requirements remotely. To handle the increase in the variety of data being collected, Lenovo Intelligent Insights with SAP Data Intelligence, make it possible to utilize structured and unstructured data from multiple sources, such as cloud data stores, data lakes, smart devices, sensors and other IoT available for greater business insights. Finally, customers will experience Lenovo’s Premier Support ensuring positive customer experience, better response and consistent uptime.

“The constant change in information and ever evolving needs of customers’ means there must be faster and more efficient solutions to turn data into information that empowers businesses. Our new ThinkSystem servers are designed to enhance mission-critical applications like SAP HANA and accelerate next-generation workloads like AI, analytics and machine learning, enabling mission critical performance and reliability for all data centers and maximum business value for our customers,” stated Kamran Amini, Vice President and General Manager of Server, Storage and Software Defined Infrastructure, Lenovo Data Center Group.