Lenovo is a $46 billion global Fortune 500 company and a leader in providing innovative consumer, commercial, and enterprise technology. Lenovo enterprise systems deliver industry-leading performance, reliability, and security in virtualized and cloud environments for analytics, database, virtual desktop, infrastructure, and web workloads. Lenovo also offers simplified and extensible systems management tools so you can manage your infrastructure on your own terms. Consistently ranked #1 in reliability and customer satisfaction, the Lenovo enterprise server, storage, and networking portfolio provides the hardware for businesses that never stand still.
As a provider of smart connected devices and enterprise hardware Lenovo is in a unique position to understand the needs of telco providers and enterprise data centers and the connection between enterprise cloud services and the mobile internet. Lenovo is committed to engaging ecosystem partners to optimize and speed up the deployment of network services to improve end user experiences. Lenovo is a Gold member of the Open Compute Project, working to contribute best practices for system design innovations for specific customer workloads and efficient datacenters.
Lenovo and Intel are collaborating on solutions that simplify and accelerate the selection and deployment of hardware and software needed for CSP (Communications/Cloud Service Provider) Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) workloads. These solutions can transform CSP networks end to end, spanning the data center to the central office out to the network edge, and significantly lower costs.
Lenovo has joined the Intel Select for NFV Program and announced a Lenovo Intel Select Solution for NFVI Reference Architecture based on Lenovo ThinkSystem SR650/SR630 servers with one or more integrated Intel XXV710 NICs and Intel QuickAssist Technology (QAT). This solution also integrates OpenStack from Red Hat.
The Lenovo Intel Select Solution is workload-optimized infrastructure that simplifies and accelerates a CSP's selection and deployment of the hardware and software needed to support 5G and IoT. This solution is optimized specifically for packet processing, encryption, and compression-based NFV workloads.Lenovo ThinkSystem SR650
Lenovo ThinkSystem SR650 is an ideal 2-socket 2U rack server for CoSP's of all sizes that need industry-leading reliability, management, and security, as well as maximizing performance and flexibility for future growth. The SR650 server is designed to handle a wide range of NFV workloads, such as packet processing, encryption and compression-based functions.Lenovo ThinkSystem SR630
Lenovo ThinkSystem SR650 is an ideal 2-socket 1U rack server for CoSP's of all sizes that need industry-leading reliability, management, and security, as well as maximizing performance and flexibility for future growth. The SR650 server is designed to handle a wide range of VNFs, such as packet processing, encryption and compression-based functions.Reference Architectures