Virtualization Ready

Whether large or small, your networks demand a variety of operating systems addressing the needs of virtualization, IT infrastructure, virtual desktop (VDI), and general productivity needs for offices and computing environments. Trust Lenovo to certify and support a wide range of choices from industry-leading software providers. For compatibility between software products and the ThinkServer series of racks and towers, view the ThinkServer OS compatibility matrix.

Software Operating Systems

Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Operating System

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Lenovo ThinkServer systems consists of bundled offerings that include the operating system and support in a single, easy-to-purchase offering. Choose 1-year or 3-year software maintenance, and standard or priority service support.

Key Advantages of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server:

  • Most interoperable — The only enterprise Linux endorsed by Microsoft, optimized to run with Windows.
  • Simplified systems management — Configure, deploy and administer with an easy-to-use yet powerful GUI, plus easy updates and support.
  • Integrated Xen® virtualization — Outstanding performance and manageability, plus full support for Linux and Windows virtual machines.
  • Leading security, reliability and performance — AppArmor® application security framework, plus integrated VPN, firewall and antivirus protection. Offers industry-leading scalability and performance.
  • Enterprise capabilities at an affordable price — Built for your most demanding workloads and requirements. Recommended by SAP and optimized for SAP applications.
Part # Description Maintenance Support
55Y7037 SLES for Lenovo ThinkServer 1 year SLES with 1 year Standard Support
55Y7038 SLES for Lenovo ThinkServer 1 year SLES with 1 year Priority Support
55Y7039 SLES for Lenovo ThinkServer 3 years SLES with 3 years Standard Support
55Y7040 SLES for Lenovo ThinkServer 3 years SLES with 3 years Priority Support

Supported Software for ThinkServer

If you have a preference for Citrix®, VMWare®, or RedHat®, we’ve tested and certified these products as well to provide the support you need to manage your networks efficiently. For compatibility between software products and the ThinkServer series of racks and towers, view the ThinkServer OS compatibility matrix.
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