Lenovo Customer Centers
Data Center Group
Executive Briefing Center
At Lenovo, we believe collaboration is the path to innovation. Our Data Center Executive Briefing Centers in Raleigh, Stuttgart and Beijing provide an interactive environment for discussions based on customized agendas that cater to the specific requirements of the customers and business partners visiting the center. We offer a range of experiences from one-on-one tailored visits to multi-client seminars, all of which offer the opportunity to:
Share – discuss specific business challenges, analyze evolving industry trends, and understand Lenovo’s technology strategy and data center offering roadmap.
Experience – explore our technology with live demonstrations and behind the scenes lab tours.
Prove - collaborate with our data center technology experts to validate industry leading solutions built on Lenovo server, storage and networking products.
And if now is not the best time to travel to one our centers, we’re happy to engage with you remotely through web and video conferencing.
“The EBC is amazing. I have been through a number of EBC’s and this was by far the best. Eye opening. Awesome information.” Lenovo Reseller
Two way conversations provide the foundation for every engagement. Briefings at Lenovo provide the opportunity to collaborate with our top technical and business leaders to explore the latest evolution in data center technologies and develop effective strategies to gain the greatest advantage for your organization.
Recent typical discussion topics include:
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The evolution of next generation data center infrastructure toward converged and hyper converged designs
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The shift of enterprise storage architectures to embrace software defined storage methodologies
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Previews of Lenovo’s future roadmap of server, storage, networking, services, and solutions offerings
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Solutions focused discussions featuring our strategic partner alliances from industry leaders such as Microsoft, VMware, RedHat, SAP, and others
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Details of Lenovo’s end to end approach to system security from supply chain to finished product
Web based briefings are a great way to get a quick update on a single topic. We can arrange for a customized session or you can attend one of our scheduled offerings here.
“This time spent was very informative. I was introduced to several offerings that I wasn't previously aware of. This information is very useful in helping to determine our future strategy.” – Customer
One of our guiding principles is that the best way to truly understand something is to experience it first hand.
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Explore our cutting edge showcase areas featuring the full range of Lenovo data center products
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Participate in live demonstrations of our management tools
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Interact with our extensive portfolio of solutions for client virtualization, cloud, big data, analytics, database, and high performance computing
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Visit our development labs and meet the engineers from our performance design, product support, system design, or advanced research teams.
“Extremely informative. Facilities, presenters, content was outstanding. First class briefing session. Very impressed with the depth of products and level of investments in the support/infrastructure. Excellent briefing sessions and facilities.” - Customer
We understand that a focused proof of concept test can substantially lower the risks often associated with a significant technology project. Our Innovation Centers provide access not only to the full portfolio of Lenovo data center offerings but just as importantly to a team of solutions experts that can help build a representative environment designed to validate the total solution stack.
Proof of concepts can:
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Focus on core infrastructure or full solution stacks in cooperation with our industry alliance partners such as Microsoft, VMware, RedHat, Nutanix, Cloudian, Nexenta, etc
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Be completed in 1 week or up to 3 months
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Utilize industry standard benchmarks or client customized test cases
Remote access to your test environment is also an option.
October 23rd, 2017 12pm to 1pm eastern
Lenovo Networking Update
Lenovo ThinkSystem RackSwitch switches deliver speed & intelligence to the edge of your network, where it's closer to your business & your users. These switches offer low latency & low power use. Join us for this virtual briefing which will provide a review of our networking strategy and update for the latest product announcements.
November 6th, 2017 12pm to 1pm eastern
ThinkAgile Family Update
Lenovo’s ThinkAgile Integrated Appliances and Systems are designed to make your life easier. Whether you choose purpose built appliances or fully integrated systems that deliver servers, storage and networking configured, integrated and racked Lenovo’s ThinkAgile solutions simplify your IT infrastructure and accelerate your time to value. Join us for this virtual briefing reviewing this new family of offerings.
November 13th, 2017 12pm to 1pm eastern
What’s new with XClarity Management Tools
Lenovo XClarity Administrator enables administrators to deploy infrastructure and services faster and with less effort. XClarity Administrator seamlessly integrates into Lenovo ThinkSystem servers, networking, and storage to deliver software-defined agility through a streamlined user interface. Join us for this virtual briefing which will provide a review of the latest announcements and live demonstrations of new features.
December 4th, 2017 12pm to 1pm eastern
ThinkAgile HX System with Prism Demonstration
Designed for easy deployment and manageability in scale-out clusters, the Lenovo ThinkAgile HX Series integrates Nutanix software onto Lenovo’s highly reliable and scalable servers. Join us for this virtual briefing which will review the HX family of offerings and demonstrate the industry leading Prism management environment.
December 18th, 2017 12pm to 1pm eastern
ThinkAgile DX8200C powered by Cloudian
The Lenovo DX8200C powered by Cloudian appliance provides affordable, highly efficient, high-capacity storage to meet the growth of unstructured data—media images, video, backups, web content, file shares. Join us for this virtual briefing discussing the features and demonstrating the capabilities of this powerful appliance.