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Primeur weekly 2016-04-04

Quantum computing

A key to development of materials for the foundation of quantum computers ...

Focus on Europe

The European Open Science Cloud in upcoming Horizon 2020 calls under the European Research Infrastructures ...

IBM plans first Watson Health European Center of Excellence in Italy ...

Roadmap: Global research data management advisory platform combines DMPTool and DMPonline ...

Human Brain Project's research platforms released ...

Human Brain Project launches European research infrastructure ...

Middleware

Exploiting the untapped power of GPUs for high performance code ...

Hardware

DataCore Achieves the fastest response time and best price-performance among Top 10 SPC-1 leaders on 100 GHz server ...

New AMD FirePro S9300 x2 server GPU fuels efforts to create largest map of the Universe ...

Hewlett Packard Enterprise expands server portfolio with new innovations in compute ...

IBM expands access and value of z Systems mainframe data with Apache Spark ...

Supermicro new generation Intel Xeon E5-2600 v4 server and storage solutions shipping in volume ...

Mellanox announces new line of InfiniBand router systems, expanding data centre scalability and enabling infrastructure flexibility ...

New Lenovo server and solution offerings accelerate performance, simplify IT management while reducing Total Cost of Ownership ...

SanDisk and Red Hat form strategic alliance to deliver high-performance flash-based Ceph storage solutions ...

Total's supercomputer now the Industry's Most Powerful Worldwide ...

Applications

Researchers use Titan to understand new theories about human and animal cellular membranes ...

New technology helps monitor fire hazards in Southern California ...

Crunching the numbers on 50 million NFL seasons ...

CDSE Days spotlights Big Data and supercomputing ...

New Lenovo server and solution offerings accelerate performance, simplify IT management while reducing Total Cost of Ownership

30 Mar 2016 Morrisville - Lenovo has launched a new set of servers, software, and solutions offerings that will help businesses gain faster insights, simplify IT management, reduce TCO and maximize uptime. Now featuring the latest Intel Xeon series processors, Lenovo servers have achieved six performance world records across virtualization, database, high performance computing, and high frequency trading workloads. In addition, Lenovo continues to be recognized as the no. 1 x86 server vendor for reliability and customer satisfaction.

Lenovo's enhanced data centre offerings include one- and two-socket rack and tower servers, integrated blade systems, dense High Performance Computing (HPC) systems, systems management software, and solutions in partnership with leading ISVs or independent software vendors).

Optimized systems for small medium businesses (SMBs), remote offices, and distributed environments. The new 1U single-processor System x3250 M6 rack server, based on the Intel Xeon E3-1200 v5 series processors, is designed to support infrastructure workloads such as email, file and print, as well as Retail Point of Sale, and remote office applications.

Lenovo offers an enhanced portfolio to manage workloads for large enterprises to smaller businesses. Optimized for Cloud, virtualization, Big Data and analytics; these servers deliver up to 44%3 greater CPU performance, 22% more cores, 12% faster memory, up to 23% faster Hadoop performance, and up to 30% faster data encryption than the previous generation for real-time business decision making. With built-in industry-leading reliability and high availability features, these servers help customers maximize uptime. At the same time, they incorporate innovative energy efficient features to help customers save energy costs and reduce TCO.

The refreshed servers include the powerful, highly reliable two-socket 2U System x3650 M5, System x3550 M5, ThinkServer RD450, RD350, ThinkServer TD350, Flex x240 M5, NeXtScale nx360 M5.

Now available on all Lenovo dual-processor servers, XClarity simplifies systems management with automated discovery, monitoring, configuration, updating, and power usage optimization. A new option for mobile management enables anytime, anywhere access from mobile devices. XClarity reduces deployment steps by 75%, and deployment time from 60 minutes for non-managed systems to six minutes4, freeing up valuable IT administrator time.

Lenovo's extensive solutions suite includes validated Cloud, Big Data and analytics, database, and virtualization reference architectures. Lenovo enhances two new reference architectures with VMware Software Defined Data Center and Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack to help customers accelerate Cloud deployment. Lenovo's enterprise products and solutions come backed with outstanding worldwide Lenovo services.

"Our completely enhanced server and solutions portfolio empowers customers to accelerate their business decisions, maximize data centre uptime, and simplify their IT management. With six new world records, Lenovo servers deliver faster performance than any competitor across virtualization, database, HPC, and high frequency trading workloads. These speed gains, combined with enhancements to our powerful resource management tool Lenovo XClarity, enable customers not only to accelerate their system performance but also dramatically reduce their deployment and management time. Lenovo is committed to delivering purpose-driven innovation, choice and flexibility, and leading management and industry solutions to our customers while providing a phenomenal experience", stated Madhu Matta, vice president of server, storage and solutions, Lenovo Data Center Group.
Source: Lenovo

Back to Table of contents

Primeur weekly 2016-04-04

Quantum computing

A key to development of materials for the foundation of quantum computers ...

Focus on Europe

The European Open Science Cloud in upcoming Horizon 2020 calls under the European Research Infrastructures ...

IBM plans first Watson Health European Center of Excellence in Italy ...

Roadmap: Global research data management advisory platform combines DMPTool and DMPonline ...

Human Brain Project's research platforms released ...

Human Brain Project launches European research infrastructure ...

Middleware

Exploiting the untapped power of GPUs for high performance code ...

Hardware

DataCore Achieves the fastest response time and best price-performance among Top 10 SPC-1 leaders on 100 GHz server ...

New AMD FirePro S9300 x2 server GPU fuels efforts to create largest map of the Universe ...

Hewlett Packard Enterprise expands server portfolio with new innovations in compute ...

IBM expands access and value of z Systems mainframe data with Apache Spark ...

Supermicro new generation Intel Xeon E5-2600 v4 server and storage solutions shipping in volume ...

Mellanox announces new line of InfiniBand router systems, expanding data centre scalability and enabling infrastructure flexibility ...

New Lenovo server and solution offerings accelerate performance, simplify IT management while reducing Total Cost of Ownership ...

SanDisk and Red Hat form strategic alliance to deliver high-performance flash-based Ceph storage solutions ...

Total's supercomputer now the Industry's Most Powerful Worldwide ...

Applications

Researchers use Titan to understand new theories about human and animal cellular membranes ...

New technology helps monitor fire hazards in Southern California ...

Crunching the numbers on 50 million NFL seasons ...

CDSE Days spotlights Big Data and supercomputing ...