2 2013 LENOVO CONFIDENTIAL. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Solution: Converged Infrastructure Challenges ThinkServer Private Cloud Offerings
3 Too Much Time Spent on IT infrastructure Not Enough Time on Mission Critical Business Applications Challenges such as: –Making IT a strategic asset –Accelerating IT service delivery –Planning for private cloud initiatives –Reducing cost to maintain & support IT infrastructure Challenges 2013 LENOVO INTERNAL. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Private cloud is cloud infrastructure operated solely for a single organization
4 Converged Infrastructure packages information technology (IT) components into a single, optimized application solution –Components include: Servers, storage, networking equipment & software for IT infrastructure management Benefits –Faster time to business value (already designed & engineered) –Reduced risk (already tested, predictable performance) –Lower costs: – Capital expenses – Operating costs –Increased IT agility: – Single console management – Scale with pre-determined building blocks Solution: Pre-Engineered Converged Infrastructure 2013 LENOVO INTERNAL. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
5 EMC VSPEX Proven Infrastructure –Reference architecture: Lenovo ThinkServers EMC‘s storage system Virtualization Network technology –Most popular use cases for customers moving to cloud computing –Enable customers to accelerate deployment –Lenovo has partnered with EMC to offer private cloud solutions EMC VSPEX Proven Infrastructure (Converged Infrastructure) 2013 LENOVO INTERNAL. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
6 Lenovo ThinkServer - EMC VSPEX Proven Infrastructure for a Complete Virtualization Solution –Enables an informed decision on the hypervisor, compute, networking and storage layers Virtual Machine Resources Balanced for a Specific Reference Workload Design & Deployment Documented: –Hardware & software resource requirements –Memory, network & storage configuration guidelines –High availability & failover –Sizing guidelines & reference workload Jump Start your Private Cloud Implementation! ThinkServer Converged Infrastructure Offerings 2013 LENOVO INTERNAL. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
7 Designed for Flexibility & to Ensure Interoperability Support for 50 Virtual Machines (VMs) with Hyper-V Fast Deployment VSPEX Proven Infrastructure Lenovo ThinkServer Microsoft Private Cloud Certification 2013 LENOVO INTERNAL. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Lenovo ThinkServer Microsoft Private Cloud Certification 2013 LENOVO INTERNAL. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. EMC VNXe3150 Extreme Networks Summit X460 Lenovo ThinkServer RD 630 Mixed Workloads on Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 Configuration Certification Planned for September, 2013
8 Designed for Flexibility & to Ensure Interoperability Support for 100 Virtual Machines (VMs) with VMware ESXi 5.1 Fast Deployment VSPEX Proven Infrastructure 2013 LENOVO INTERNAL. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Lenovo ThinkServer VMware Private Cloud Validation EMC VNXe3300 Extreme Networks Summit X670 Lenovo ThinkServer RD 630 Mixed Workloads on VMware ESXi 5.1 Configuration Certified August, 2013
9 Easier to deploy private clouds resulting in reduced time to business value! Benefits 2013 LENOVO INTERNAL. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Reduces Planning, Sizing & Configuration Time Deliver Predictable Performance Reduces Deployment Time Lower Operational Costs
10 Private Cloud Starts with: –Best designed, delivered & managed virtualization platform –And meets the needs of today & tomorrow Accelerate Private Cloud Implementations while Reducing Risk with ThinkServers Summary 2013 LENOVO INTERNAL. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
11 Visit www.lenovo.com/thinkcloudwww.lenovo.com/thinkcloud Consider Downloading the Following: –EMC VSPEX ThinkServer Solution Overview –EMC VSPEX ThinkServer Hyper-V Deployment Guide (available in September) Contact your Representative to Learn More About Building a Private Cloud Call to Action 2013 LENOVO INTERNAL. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.