Lenovo Cloud Solutions

  • Microsoft Cloud

    Lenovo Cloud Solutions for Microsoft

    Quickly deploy IT solutions and applications, respond faster to emerging opportunities with Cloud solutions from Lenovo and Microsoft. When combined with Lenovo’s comprehensive suite of services -- the industry’s top-rated systems from Lenovo with advanced capabilities of Microsoft Hyper-V --  the Lenovo Cloud offerings for Microsoft Hyper-V enables you to take the guess-work out of Cloud.

    Lenovo ThinkAgile SX for Microsoft Azure Stack

    ThinkAgile SX for Microsoft Azure Stack is a simplified, integrated, turnkey hybrid cloud solution for delivering Azure consistent services from your own data center. Engineered on industry-leading stable, resilient, and high performing software-defined infrastructure, it provides a world-class foundation for transforming data center resources into consistent hybrid cloud services. Take the complexity out of hybrid cloud and accelerate DevOps agility with Lenovo ThinkAgile SX for Microsoft Azure Stack.

    Lenovo Cloud Design for Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct

    The Lenovo Cloud Validated Design for Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct is focused on bringing cloud based storage solutions to Microsoft Hyper-V workloads and Microsoft SQL database workloads. As the high demand for storage continues to accelerate for enterprises in recent years, Lenovo and Microsoft have teamed up to craft a scalable software-defined storage solution. This offering leverages the advanced feature set of Windows Server 2016, the flexibility of the Lenovo System x3650 M5 high performance rack server and speed of the Lenovo RackSwitch switches to provide enterprises with scalable turnkey solutions. This validated design provides a solid foundation for customers looking to consolidate both storage and compute capabilities on a single hardware platform, or for those enterprises that wish to have distinct storage and compute environments.

    Lenovo Configuration for Microsoft Edge Cloud

    The Lenovo Configuration for Microsoft Edge Cloud is ideal for businesses that can benefit from deploying Microsoft Hyper-V supported workloads within a private cloud environment for remote offices and branch offices. This highly flexible configuration enables remote cloud and application management which is ideal for small offices, retail locations and government offices. Also included in this solution is the ability to integrate with the Microsoft Azure public cloud and bring this expansive catalog of services to the office on a full-time basis or burst to this public cloud on a seasonal basis as business requires. This offering, which leverages the cost effective and highly flexibility Lenovo System x3650 M5 rack server, may be deployed on a single server for simplicity or on two servers for high availability. This configuration:

    • Reduces hardware acquisition & maintenance costs
    • Reduces cost of on-site IT staff
    • Scales IT resources on demand
    • Standardizes on-premise hardware across multiple locations

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    Lenovo Cloud Configuration for Microsoft Hyper-V on System x3650 M5

    The Lenovo Cloud Configuration for Microsoft® Hyper-V® on Lenovo System x3650 M5 provides leading performance for a wide spectrum of virtualized workloads and can be used to maximize compute performance for demanding applications. At the core of this configuration resides the Lenovo x3650 M5 server. This server delivers the performance and reliability required for business-critical cloud infrastructure.

    Lenovo Cloud Design for Microsoft Hyper-V on Flex System

    The Lenovo Cloud Validated Design for Microsoft® Hyper-V® on Flex System provides a graceful transition for small- and mid-sized businesses from a completely virtualized environment to a private in-house and/or public cloud. This design enables a seamless pathway to move from virtualization to a private cloud on a Flex System platform that has been validated by the Microsoft Fast Track program. Built on Lenovo Flex System servers this validated design is designed to be affordable, reliable, and highly available.

    Lenovo Cloud Configuration for Microsoft Hyper-V on System x3850 X6 

    The Lenovo Cloud Configuration for Microsoft® Hyper-V® on Lenovo System x3850 X6 provides leading performance for analytical workloads and can be used to maximize compute performance for demanding applications. Lenovo x3850 X6 servers provide modularity and scalability in a system designed for high performance.

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  • Red Hat Cloud

    Lenovo Cloud Design for Red Hat OpenStack

    The Lenovo Cloud Validated Design for Red Hat OpenStack Platform enables you to set up and roll out your virtualized infrastructure with optimized configurations for hardware, software and cloud deployment. The primary benefit from deploying this architecture in an OpenStack environment is the ability to turn up new services faster and with less effort. When combined with Lenovo’s comprehensive suite of services, this validated design can help you simplify your infrastructure and virtualization management. Its documented and tested architecture enables tailored interoperability with your systems environment and facilitates reduced complexity and maintenance costs for easier adoption of OpenStack technology. This design is validated with the OpenStack cloud operating system that combines the benefits of leading-edge technologies with mature, enterprise-ready features. The deployment of this Lenovo validated design enables:

    • Faster deployment of new services in OpenStack environments
    • Quick time-to-value
    • Reduced risk with pre-tested components
    • Use of recommended-practices in design and implementation architecture
    • Assurance that the complete validated design meets design expectations

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    Red Hat CloudForms

    Manage virtual, private, and hybrid cloud infrastructures

    Gain control of your virtualization environment, build and manage a private or hybrid cloud. Red Hat® CloudForms can do both with a comprehensive management platform. As your needs changed, CloudForms evolves, protecting your investments and providing a continuum of capabilities as you progress toward Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) models.

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  • SUSE Cloud

    Lenovo Design for SUSE OpenStack Cloud

    The Lenovo Validated Design for SUSE OpenStack Cloud enables a cost-effective, easy-to-use offering for customers interested in deploying their own Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud environment. This validated design features highly available configurations based on the Lenovo x3550 M5 and x3650 M5 high performance servers, which enables both nodal and solution scaling. When combined with Lenovo’s comprehensive suite of services, this validated design provides the following features:

    • A certified OpenStack powered platform that has been validated through testing to provide API compatibility for OpenStack core services.
    • Support for multiple hypervisors to accommodate heterogeneous environments or advantageous licensing arrangements
    • Centralized resource tracking that provides insight into the cloud infrastructure’s activities and capacity in order to ensure optimized automated service deployment.
    • Automated installation processes via Crowbar and Chef using predefined scripts for configuring and deploying Control, Compute and Storage Nodes.
    • SUSE Enterprise Storage provides the underlying storage infrastructure; this is a distributed software defined storage solution, providing block, image, and object storage based on the open source Ceph project.

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  • VMware Cloud

    Lenovo Cloud Design for VMware SDDC

    The Lenovo Cloud Validated Design for VMware Software Defined Data Center brings state-of-the-art cloud capability to the small, medium and enterprise data centers, supporting public, private and hybrid cloud architectures. When combined with Lenovo’s comprehensive suite of services, the primary benefit of deploying this solution in a VMware Cloud environment is the ability to turn up new services faster and with less effort. This validated design draws together virtualized server, storage and networking elements enabling businesses running VMware vCloud Suite, Virtual SAN storage and NSX virtual networking to respond quicker to customer demands and spend more time on innovation for the next generation of applications.

    The all new Lenovo ThinkSystem product portfolio serves as the high performance foundation for this solution with the Lenovo ThinkSystem SR630 and SR650 rack servers. This solution can also be deployed with the Lenovo System X product portfolio using the Integrated with the Lenovo Flex System with the Lenovo x3650 M5 and x3550 M5 servers as well as with the x240 servers in the Flex System platformas well as the Lenovo x3650 M5 and x3550 M5 high performance servers. With these product choices , this architecture:

    • Is built around the latest products in the Lenovo Systems portfolio of servers, storage and networking
    • Provides businesses with an affordable and interoperable cloud architecture to manage all of their virtualized workloads
    • Combines the VMware software portfolio with deployment best practices to reduce system downtime

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    Lenovo Design for VMware Hybrid Cloud

    The Lenovo Validated Design for VMware vRealize Hybrid Cloud solution enables customers to transform their internal IT into an agile and resilient cloud, delivering the features of public cloud within the walls of the enterprise. This architecture features virtualized server and networking along with attached storage elements enabling businesses running VMware vRealize Suite and NSX virtual networking to eliminate legacy and proprietary network hardware-based infrastructure management appliances. With the VMware vRealize Suite, Lenovo can deliver a leadership hybrid cloud solution, with flexibility and features like automated provisioning. The Lenovo ThinkSystem DS6200 SAN storage platform supports cloud environments at leadership levels of cost and performance.

    This solution is supported with the all new Lenovo ThinkSystem product portfolio using the Lenovo ThinkSystem SR630 and SR650 high performance rack servers. Also included in this validated design is the Lenovo ThinkSystem SN550 blade server integrated into the Flex System platform. With these product choices this architecture:

    • Simplifies deployment of VMware cross-cloud architecture based on software-defined, purpose-built compute nodes with the flexibility and performance of all-flash arrays
    • Increases private cloud efficiency with XClarity software running in vRealize to provide ThinkSystem infrastructure on demand
    • Delivers high performance, high capacity, and data resiliency for mission-critical, I/O sensitive virtualized workloads

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