ThinkServer Windows Storage Server

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Windows Storage Server on RD330

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Good management of data storage for a robust business requires more than just raw capacity, it also requires storage techniques and strategies that help prioritize data and provide a standard of service.

Available on Lenovo ThinkServers, Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2012 delivers enterprise-class storage management technology in an affordable offering. Windows Storage Server 2012 is an advanced storage and file-serving solution for organizations of any size, and it offers new levels of performance and reliability on proven and reliable Lenovo ThinkServers.

Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2012 on Lenovo ThinkServers:

  • Network Attached Storage solution that helps reduce the cost of storage significantly by delivering FiberChannel/SAN-like performance on industry standard ThinkServers.
  • Delivers highly reliable, high performance shared storage by offering unified storage with support for both file (SMB and NFS) and block (iSCSI) protocols and enables efficient storage utilization with thin provisioning and data de-duplication technologies.
  • Leverages existing skillsets making it easy to deploy, manage and provision application storage in the same familiar ways as with other Microsoft products.
  • Tested and validated ThinkServer configurations that provide outstanding performance and value with "Think" reliability.

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Recommended ThinkServer Configurations

Three Lenovo® ThinkServer solutions are available to support Windows Storage 2012 Standard: small, medium and large. Drive sizes, type, and quantity can be tailored to your specific storage needs.

Small Configuration
Base ThinkServer RD330
Processor Intel Xeon E5-2407
Memory 4GB
HDD x4 2TB HS 3.5
RAID RAID 700 Adapter
RAID Battery Back Up RAID 700 BBU
Power Supply 550W PSU
ThinkServer Mgmt. Module TMM Premium
Software Microsoft® Windows Storage Server® 2012 Standard ROK
Medium Configuration
Base ThinkServer RD430
Processor Intel Xeon E5-2420
Memory 8GB
HDD x8 2TB HS 3.5
RAID RAID 700 Adapter
RAID Battery Back Up RAID 700 BBU
Power Supply 800W PSU
ThinkServer Mgmt. Module TMM Premium
Ethernet Card GigaBit Ethernet
Software Microsoft® Windows Storage Server® 2012 Standard ROK
Large Configuration
Base ThinkServer RD430
Processor Intel Xeon E5-2420
Memory 32GB
HDD x12 600 GB HS 3.5 15K
RAID RAID 700 Adapter
RAID Battery Back Up RAID 700 BBU
Power Supply 800W PSU
ThinkServer Mgmt. Module TMM Premium
Ethernet Card 10Gbps Ethernet
Software Microsoft® Windows Storage Server® 2012 Standard ROK