Lenovo announced its next wave of data management innovation with new ThinkSystem DG Enterprise Storage Arrays and ThinkSystem DM3010H Enterprise Storage Arrays, designed to make it easier for organizations to enable AI workloads and unlock value from their data. Also announced are two new integrated and engineered ThinkAgile SXM Microsoft Azure Stack solutions, enabling a unified hybrid cloud solution for seamless data management. As businesses continue to scale their operations to address growing data, security and sustainability requirements, the new Lenovo flash solutions provide customers with an accelerated path to deploy AI workloads efficiently and with added security features from edge to cloud, enabling workload consolidation and mobilizing faster insights fortified with ransomware protection.
As the #4 Global Storage global external storage OEM and #1 storage provider in Price Bands 1-441, the news is another significant step forward in the Lenovo’s data management strategy as it expands its leadership in the mid-range market.
"Lenovo's continued leadership in the mid-range market signifies our commitment to delivering innovative solutions. We are thrilled to offer businesses an accelerated pathway for efficient and secure deployment of AI workloads from edge to cloud,” said Sumir Bhatia, President – AP, Lenovo ISG. “With a focus on workload consolidation and fortified insights protected against ransomware, our solutions enable organizations to leverage the full potential of AI. Furthermore, with enhanced efficiency and reduced power consumption, we take significant strides towards a sustainable future.”
“The importance of streamlined data storage, analysis, and management cannot be overlooked. About 97% of CIOs in India are committed to accelerating their data innovation journey and driving data-led decision making,” said Amit Luthra, Managing Director - India, Lenovo ISG. “Lenovo recognizes this growing need and brings forth new cutting-edge data management solutions that enable businesses to leverage AI and unlock the true value of their data. Through these solutions, our customers can consolidate their workloads, and gain faster insights securely.”
New Storage Innovation Increases Performance and Faster Data Insights
Customers need data management solutions to overcome the complexities of diverse data and simplify how data is stored, analyzed and managed throughout its lifecycle. Lenovo’s new storage arrays help customers overcome the challenges of data located in multiple locations, eliminating data silos and expediting insights from data across hybrid multi-cloud environments.
· Lenovo ThinkSystem DG Enterprise Storage Arrays: the new line of All-Flash Array (AFA) featuring Quad-level Cell (QLC) architecture, with up to 6x faster performance and up to 50% less cost vs HDD arrays, are specifically designed to handle read-intensive enterprise AI workloads and large dataset workloads, offering faster data intake and accelerating time to insight.
· Lenovo ThinkSystem DM3010H Enterprise Storage Array: next-generation hybrid unified storage solution ideal for SMB customers that delivers better scalability with and flexibility for a wide range of workloads, including file services, virtualization, backup and archive and other I/O applications.
· Lenovo ThinkAgile SXM4600 and SXM6600 Servers: Integrated systems for Microsoft Azure Stack Hub are engineered systems designed to simplify & accelerate time to value for Azure Hybrid and Multi cloud ecosystems. These powerful solutions provide up to 183% increase in transactional database performance improvement and up to 3 to 1 consolidation for Microsoft applications. Lenovo ThinkAgile SXM solutions are designed with full-stack lifecycle management, native Azure integration and extend applications across public and private clouds.
Data Management Simplified for More Efficient Operations
Leveraging the powerful, all-inclusive Lenovo Unified Complete Software suite, the new DG and DM storage solutions include ransomware and data protection features designed to preserve and protect valuable business data throughout its lifecycle, reducing risk and mitigating costs associated with data intrusion and data loss. This unified management software provides customers with out-of-the-box features, including built-in ransomware protection, multi-tenant key management and immutable file copies to diminish the ability for ransomware to change the file.
Designed for higher efficiency and lower power and cooling requirements, the new DG storage solutions also help customers meet environmental and sustainability goals, delivering up to 25% power savings versus hybrid arrays and enabling workload consolidation to reduce rack space and datacenter footprint.
Storage Market Landscape
According to the Smart Data Management Playbook by Lenovo & IDC, 41% of the Asia-Pacific organizations intend to use software-defined storage solutions to augment storage systems and platforms to deliver better and easy data access and management. Fueled by strong market momentum in edge-to-cloud servers, storage, and software, Lenovo is further transforming into a services-led solutions provider. Across its solutions, Lenovo is helping customers harness the value of their data through its TruScale Infrastructure as a Service, providing Lenovo’s data management via a pay-as-you-go model for ultimate flexibility. Our TruScale model provides a cloud-like experience, helping customers leverage the right solutions, at the right time, from the pocket to the Edge and all with on-premises security for control and peace of mind.