ThinkServer RD430

Storage-Rich. Remarkable Value.

The ThinkServer RD430 is a value-oriented, 2U rack server offering impressive storage capacity, manageability, and power-saving features.

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  • Features

    ThinkServer RD430Features

    Storage Rich

    The ThinkServer RD430 is a dual-socket, 2U server that offers flexible configuration options so you can cost-effectively create the right system for your needs. You get a large storage capacity—up to 36TB—with wide array of SATA or SAS drive choices and hot-swap capability. You also have the option of adding up to RAID 10 to keep your business-critical data safe.

    Open and Easy to Manage

    Offering a suite of intuitive tools, the ThinkServer RD430 makes management easy so you can focus on projects to drive your business. These tools include front-side diagnostics, configuration, firmware, and rack power optimizers, as well as a way to conveniently search for, monitor, and manage servers. And because the RD430 is built on industry-standard protocols, it can easily integrate into your heterogeneous environment.

    Smart Power-Saving Technology

    Let the ThinkServer Smart Grid power management tool help you reduce power consumption. Monitor real-time power data based on parameters you define and receive alerts based on custom power events. Based on Intel® Power Node Manager technology, Smart Grid scales with you and can manage up to 1,000 nodes.

    Lenovo rack server ThinkServer RD430
  • Tech Specs

    ThinkServer RD430Tech Specs

    ThinkServer RD430 Specs

    DescriptionThinkServer RD430
    Up to 2 Intel® Xeon® E5-2400 Series
    Operating Systems Supported
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
    • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011
    • Novel SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server
    • VMware vSphere and VMware ESXi
    Form Factor / Height
    2U Rack Server
    Up to 192GB / 12 slots (RDIMM, LVDIMM)
    Expansion Slots
    • 1 x PCIe GEN3: LP x8 mechanical, x4 electrical
    • 1 x PCIe GEN3: FH/HL x16 mechanical, x16 electrical
    • 1 x PCIe GEN3: FH/HL x8 mechanical, x4 electrical
    • 1 x PCIe GEN3: FH/HL x16 mechanical, x8 electrical (if second CPU is added)
    • 1 x PCIe GEN3: FH/HL x8 mechanical, x8 electrical (if second CPU is added)
    Media Bays
    1 x Slim optical (except 12 x 3.5" configuration)
    Storage Controller
    Integrated ThinkServer RAID 300 (0/1/10/5*) *RAID 5 availalbe only with optional upgrade key.
    Disk Bays
    • Up to 12 x 3.5" hot swap
    • Up to 16 x 2.5" hot swap
    Maximum Internal Storage
    • Up to 36TB (3.5" SATA)
    • Up to 7.2TB (3.5" SAS)
    • Up to 16TB (2.5" SAS)
    Network Interface
    • 2 x Integrated Gb Ethernet
    • 1 x Integrated Gb Ethernet (shared with ThinkServer Management Module)
    4 Hot-swap fans
    1+1 Redundant hot-swap: 800 watt
    Intelligent Diagnostics Panel
    ThinkServer Management Module
    Dimension (W x D x H)
    17.40" x 3.44" x 28.37"
    Starting at 16 kg (35.3 lbs)

    Specifications may vary

  • Accessories & Services

    ThinkServer RD430Accessories & Services

    Protect Your ThinkServer With Lenovo Services
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    Why Lenovo Services?

    • Provides a comprehensive portfolio of services optimized to support and protect your ThinkServer investment.
    • Offers access to Lenovo-certified technicians who have been consistently recognized around the globe as best-in-class, as well as access to genuine Lenovo parts.

    Convenient & Flexible Upgrades

    • Offers up to 4-hour response time and 24x7 on-site service minimizing downtime on business-critical applications.
    • Provides access to advanced-level technicians, priority call routing, escalation management, and basic software support.

    On-Site Convenience & Extended Protection

    • Extended Warranties offer fixed-term, fixed-cost protection to help you accurately budget for server expenses (up to 5 years).
    • Upgraded Warranty SLAs  maximize uptime and productivity with convenient, fast repair service at your place of business.

    Other Available ThinkServer Services

    • Priority Technical Support offers direct access to advanced level technicians 24x7.
    • Keep Your Drive provides a convenient and secure way to retain your drive and confidential data if the drive must be replaced.
    • Asset Recovery delivers secure, documented disposition of IT assets and data, helping to mitigate the environmental and data security risks associated with end-of-life asset disposal.

    Learn more about Lenovo ThinkServer Services.

Standard on the RD430:
Form Factor
2U Rack Server
Up to 2 Intel® Xeon® E5-2400 Series
Memory Capacity
Up to 192GB
Network Interface
3 x Integrated Gb Ethernet


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