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 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 RA for Microsoft Hyper-V on Flex System

    The Lenovo Cloud Configuration 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 configuration 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 reference Architecture 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.

    Lenovo Cloud RA for Microsoft S2D

    The Lenovo Cloud Reference Architecture 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 configuration 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.

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  • Red Hat Cloud

    Lenovo Cloud RA for Red Hat OpenStack

    The Lenovo Cloud Reference Architecture 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 reference architecture 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 architecture 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 reference architecture 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 reference architecture 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 RA for SUSE OpenStack Cloud

    The Lenovo Reference Architecture 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 RA 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 reference architecture 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 RA for VMware SDDC

    The Lenovo Cloud Reference Architecture 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 architecture in a VMware Cloud environment is the ability to turn up new services faster and with less effort. This architecture 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. Integrated with the Lenovo Flex System as well as the Lenovo x3650 M5 and x3550 M5 high performance servers, this architecture:

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

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