What's New - May 23, 2017Article

23 May 2017
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Today we announced several new options. In this article, we list the documents that we've published that describe the features of the new offerings.

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 19 server product guides and the PCIe Expansion Node product guide to indicate the support of these new options:

The Flex System Interoperability Guide has also been updated with the new support.

New Storage options

We announced three new drives for the Lenovo Storage D1212 and D1224 Drive Enclosures:

  • Lenovo Storage 400GB 3DWD SAS SSD - Hybrid Tray
  • Lenovo Storage 3.84TB 3DWD 2.5" SAS SSD
  • Lenovo Storage 7.68TB 1DWD 2.5" SAS SSD
  • Lenovo Storage 900GB 15K 2.5" SAS HDD

Operating System support

We also announced Lenovo support for the following operating systems across most of our current servers as well as many recently withdrawn servers:

  • For current systems:
    • VMware ESXi 6.0 U3
  • For specific older systems with IBM firmware:
    • Windows Server 2016
    • VMware ESXi 6.5
    • VMware ESXi 6.0 U2
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2

Details about OS compatibility at the OS Interoperability Guide.


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