Flex System Carrier-Grade Chassis
High-Availability & Performance. Long-Life.
The Lenovo Flex System Carrier-Grade Chassis boasts high-availability carrier-grade performance:
- Scalability: integrated infrastructure platform with both compute/networking functionality
- Long-Life Platform: rugged chassis designed for virtualized network & cloud environments
- High Reliability: NEBS level 3, ETSI compliance, and up to -48V power
Flex System Carrier-Grade ChassisFeatures
- Flexible, powerful
- Reliable carrier-grade
- Management ease
Long Life Platform
The Lenovo Flex System Carrier-Grade Chassis gives you flexibility and power with a ruggedized chassis, NEBS level 3 and ETSI compliance, support for -48V power and featuring powerful Intel® Xeon® processors. Designed for the future with a long-life platform, the Flex System Carrier-Grade Chassis enables agile response to business changes and opportunities—allowing you to address the challenges of delivering new, revenue-generating services quickly and cost-effectively.
For use with today’s volatile workloads and virtualized network and cloud environments, the Flex System Carrier-Grade Chassis provides a high-performance, integrated infrastructure platform for a mix of compute and networking capabilities. Scale easily with the 14-node, 11U Carrier-Grade Chassis to any combination of compute, storage, networking, and management nodes.
The Flex System Carrier-Grade Chassis features carrier-grade reliability, ideal for telecommunications and communications service providers, managed service providers or original equipment manufacturers.
It monitors and manages power usage of all major chassis components so you have complete power consumption control. The power supplies are 80 PLUS Platinum certified, indicating high energy efficiency. And the chassis design optimizes cooling—for example, 1U of the 11U chassis accommodates thermal ducting to improve airflow.
With no single point of failure, and environmental features like Earthquake Zone 4 readiness and a -5C to 55C ambient temperature capacity, the Flex System Carrier-Grade Chassis maintains high availability.
Whether you have one or several Flex System chassis deployed to meet your organizational needs, Lenovo XClarity management software provides automated discovery, monitoring, firmware updates, configuration management, and bare metal deployment of operating systems and hypervisors across multiple systems.
The Flex System Carrier-Grade Chassis is designed to meet your immediate needs and allow for future growth—without costly replacement equipment traditionally associated with infrastructure improvements. With carrier-grade reliability, scalability, a long-life platform and simplified management, the Lenovo Flex System Carrier-Grade Chassis is the right choice to protect your IT investment.
Simplify Provisioning and Systems Management
Simplify, automate, and modernize Day 1 provisioning and ongoing administrative tasks over the server lifecycle with Lenovo XClarity.
- Tech Specs
Flex System Carrier-Grade ChassisTech Specs
Description Specifications Processor (max)Up to 28 Intel® Xeon® processors Node bays14 (7 double-wide) Dimensions (H x W x D)483mm x 481.4mm x 854mm Ship LoadableYes Available power supplies (2/6)2500 W 200 - 240 V AC power supply 2500 W -48 V DC power supply
Specifications may vary depending upon region.
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Videos and Tours
- 3D Tour
- Walk-through Video [13:27]
- Introduction to Lenovo Flex System [9:11]
- The Facts: Lenovo Flex System Versus the Competition [4:00]
- Innovations of Lenovo Servers for Optimized Businesses [2:07]
- Lenovo Data Center Group Powering Client Innovations [1:42]
- Lenovo - The Heart of the Data Center [1:25]
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