Intelligent CIO North America Issue 6 - Page 66


Lenovo delivers new data management solutions

Lenovo is offering new endto-end data management solutions to harness data more securely and efficiently .

Lenovo Data Center Group ( DCG )

has announced new end-to-end data management solutions allowing customers of all sizes to harness data more securely and efficiently , from Edge to core to cloud , with a single set of tools .
“ Customers continue to face challenges implementing a cohesive data management system to analyze and process data more efficiently ,” said Stuart McRae , Executive Director and General Manager , Storage , Lenovo Data Center Group . “ Lenovo ’ s unique state-of-the-art data management architecture , in combination with the industry ’ s most reliable ThinkSystem servers , enables customers to accelerate analytics and AI within a single platform .”
The new Lenovo ThinkSystem DM5100F brings high-performance , low-latency all-NVMe storage , enabling customers of all sizes to enhance analytics and AI deployments , while accelerating applications ’ access to data . storage , customers can add cold-data tiering from hard drives to the cloud , or replicate data to the cloud . This enables an economical multi-cloud strategy for storage , reducing the overall cost of data management .
To help mitigate data management costs , Lenovo delivers an enhanced Lenovo ThinkSystem Intelligent Monitoring 2.0 software solution , a cloud-based management platform that uses AI to simplify and automate the care and optimization of Lenovo ’ s ThinkSystem storage environment . Customers can monitor and manage storage capacity and performance for multiple locations from a single cloud-based interface , predict issues before they happen and receive prescriptive guidance .
To further accelerate the performance of customers ’ applications , Lenovo announces the new Lenovo DB720S Fibre Channel Switch . This switch provides 32Gbps and 64Gbps storage networking , delivering higher speed and 50 % lower latency than previous generations . The DB720S delivers autonomous SAN infrastructure with self-learning , selfoptimizing and self-healing capabilities , leading to reduced downtime and simplified storage network management .
As AI moves from the realm of research and science to delivering insights and automation for enterprises , Lenovo is focused on partnering and enabling this value for businesses of all sizes .
Lenovo recently collaborated with NetApp and NVIDIA to publish a Reference Architecture for an AI training system . The architecture combines ThinkSystem SR670 servers with NVIDIA GPUs and ThinkSystem DM5000F All-Flash storage , to help take the guesswork out of optimizing an AI platform .
Lenovo ’ s data management portfolio , including the DM Series storage solutions , are available through Lenovo TruScale Infrastructure Services . Additionally , Lenovo and SAP recently announced a new OPEX private-cloud service , SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud , Customer Edition , also available through Lenovo TruScale . p
The Lenovo DM Series storage systems now include new S3 Object support , to create a next generation unified data management platform . This platform allows customers to manage and analyze all data types ( block , file and object ) within a single storage platform , accelerating the processing of data analytics while reducing infrastructure costs .
These enhancements create expanded data protection capabilities , with transparent failover and management of object storage natively . Additionally , with Lenovo DM Series
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