What's New - September 13 announcementsArticle

Published
13 Sep 2016
Form Number
LP0557
PDF size
5 pages, 312 KB

Abstract

On September 13, Lenovo announced the ThinkServer RS160 single-socket rack server, the Lenovo Storage DX8200N powered by NexentaStor, the Lenovo Storage D1212 and D1224 Drive Enclosures, along with several server and storage options. In this article, we list the documents that we've published that describe the features of the new offerings.

ThinkServer RS160

The Lenovo ThinkServer RS160 is the ideal right-sized, value-priced, single-socket 1U rack solution for small and medium businesses that need optimized performance and flexibility for future growth. With support for a memory capacity of up to 64 GB and internal storage of 16 TB, the RS160 is ideal for small- to medium-sized business, workgroups, distributed locations, and webscale workloads.

The server has the following key differentiators:

  • The RS160 offers enterprise-class management with an integrated ThinkServer Management Module.
  • The RS160 chassis has a depth of only 16.2-inches (411 mm) and supports 4-post and 2-post racks, providing more flexibility when installing the server in your server room.
  • The RS160 offers energy efficiency and serviceability features, such as 80 PLUS Gold certified power supplies and sliding rails, that are not typically found in the single-socket value servers.

Read more about the server in the ThinkServer RS160 Product Guide.

Lenovo Storage DX8200N

The Lenovo Storage DX8200N powered by NexentaStor provides an affordable, highly efficient and durable storage platform to meet the massive data growth. The DX8200N allows scaling up to hundreds of Terabytes of storage.

Lenovo Storage DX8200N

It provides unified file (NFS and SMB) and block (Fibre Channel and iSCSI) services and can be used for generic NAS file services and home directory storage, VMware cloud backend storage, OpenStack and CloudStack backend storage, and near-line archive and large scale backup repositories.

The Lenovo Storage DX8200N powered by NexentaStor solution is part of the Lenovo StorSelect Software Defined Storage (SDS) program, which provides quality, engineering expertise, and Lenovo’s worldwide global services. You can quickly and confidently deploy new SDS technologies using preloaded appliances with software from best-of-breed Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) on proven Lenovo systems.

Read more in the Lenovo Storage DX8200N product guide.

Lenovo Storage D1212 and D1224 Drive Enclosures

The Lenovo Storage D1212 and D1224 Disk Expansion Enclosures offer 12 Gbps SAS direct-attached storage expansion capabilities that are designed to provide simplicity, speed, scalability, security, and high availability for small to large businesses. The D1212 and D1224 deliver enterprise-class storage technology in a cost-effective solution with flexible drive configurations and RAID or JBOD (non-RAID) host connectivity.

Lenovo Storage D1212 and D1224 Disk Expansion Enclosures

The D1212 and D1224 expansion units are designed for a wide range of workloads, including big data and analytics, video surveillance, media streaming, private clouds, file and print serving, e-mail and collaboration, and databases. They also well-suited for software defined storage (SDS) and Windows Server solutions with Storage Spaces.

Read more in the Lenovo Storage D1212 and D1224 Drive Enclosures product guide.

New server options

Lenovo has announced several server options. Key options are as follows (links are to relevant option product guides):

We've also updated 25 server product guides to indicate the support of these new options:

Storage updates

Lenovo also announced new options for our Storage offerings:

  • New 10TB 3.5-inch drive options for Lenovo Storage S2200 and S3200
  • New 1.92TB and 3.84TB 1DWD SSDs for Lenovo Storage V3700 V2 and V5030

As a result, we've updated key product guides:

Related product families

Product families related to this document are the following:

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