Intelligent Cluster

Lenovo server Intelligent Cluster

Industry-Leading Components in an Integrated Solution

  • Optimized for reliability, interoperability, & maximum performance
  • Best-of-industry technology, optimized design
  • Increased automation & built-in intelligence
  • End-to-end solutions with end-to-end support

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  • Features

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    • Complex solutions made simple
    • Best-of-industry technology, optimized solution design
    • Increase results through automation and built-in intelligence
    • End-to-end solutions with end-to-end support by Lenovo

    Solutions Made Simple

    Deploying solutions for technical computing, high-performance computing (HPC), analytics, and cloud environments can place a significant burden on IT. The Lenovo Intelligent Cluster leverages decades of Lenovo System x experience to reduce the complexity of deployment with preintegrated, delivered, and fully-supported solutions that match best-in-industry components with optimized solution design. With Intelligent Cluster, clients can focus their efforts on maximizing business value, instead of consuming valuable resources to design, optimize, install and support the infrastructure required to meet business demands.


    Optimized Solution Design

    Intelligent Cluster solutions feature industry-leading System x servers that deliver powerful Intel® Xeon® processors, storage, software, and third-party components—all of which allow for a wide choice of technology within an integrated, delivered solution. Lenovo thoroughly tests and optimizes each solution for reliability, interoperability, and maximum performance, so you can quickly deploy the system and get to work achieving your business goals.


  • Tech Specs

    Technical Specifications

    Lenovo NeXtScale System - M5 available with Water Cool Technology Lenovo Flex System x240, x280 X6, x440 compute nodes Enterprise servers: System x3850 X6, x3950 X6 Rack servers: Lenovo System x3550 M5, x3650 M5, x3750 M4
    Storage Systems
    IBM Storwize V3700
    Storage Expansion
    EXP 2512 Storage Expansion Unit; EXP 2524 Storage Expansion Unit;
    OEM Storage Solutions
    DDN SFA 7700 Hybrid Flash Appliance; SFA7700X
    Graphic Processing Units (GPUs)
    NVIDIA: Quadro 5000, Tesla K10, Tesla K20X Tesla K40; Stella Duo K80
    Intel® Xeon® Phi 5110P; 7120P
    Operating Systems
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL); SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)
    Cluster Management Software
    Platform HPC; Platform Cluster Manager; xCAT (Extreme Cloud Administration Toolkit); Moab Adaptive HPC Suite; Moab Adaptive Computing Suite; General Parallel File System (GPFS) for Linux; LoadLeveler; Parallel Environment
    5000 42U Rack Cabinet (H x W x D)
    79.5" x 25.2" x 43.3" (2020 mm x 640 mm x 1100 mm); 574.2 lbs (261 kg)
    5000 25U Rack Cabinet (H x W x D)
    49.0" x 23.8" x 39.4" (1344 mm x 605 mm x 1001 mm); 221 lbs (100.2 kg)
    Power & Cooling
    Calibrated Vectored Cooling, energy-efficient power supplies, low-voltage processors, Power Configurator, Thermal Diagnostics
    One management node is required & one redundant management node for failover is optional. A minimum of two & a maximum of 1,024 managed nodes are supported (optional software may limit supported nodes). This total can include up to 64 storage nodes. The maximum configuration is 1,026 nodes including compute, storage & management nodes. Larger configurations are available through a special bid process
    3-year parts, customer replaceable unit (CRU) or on-site labor, limited warranty, with individual nodes retaining the warranty & service upgrade offerings for that System x machine type; optional warranty service upgrades

    Specifications may vary depending upon region.

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