• Microsoft Cloud

    Lenovo Solution for Microsoft Hyper-V on Flex

    Microsoft® Hyper-V®-based cloud solutions for small- and mid-sized businesses provide a graceful transition from a completely virtualized environment to a private in-house and/or public cloud. This solution provides a seamless pathway to move from virtualization to a private cloud on a Flex System platform that has been validated by the Microsoft Fast Track program. Built on Lenovo x86 servers, Juniper® Network Ethernet switches, and IBM® System Storage® DS3500 Express, this solution is designed to be affordable, reliable, and highly available.

    • Lenovo Solution for Microsoft Hyper-V on Flex System, solution reference number: CLDHVCF0044

    Lenovo Solution for Microsoft Hyper-V on X6

    Lenovo Solution for Microsoft Hyper-V on X6 provides leading performance for analytical workloads and can be used to maximize compute performance for demanding applications. Lenovo X6 servers provide modularity and scalability in a system designed for high performance.

    Microsoft Cloud
  • Red Hat Cloud

    Lenovo Cloud RA for Red Hat OpenStack

    The Lenovo Cloud Reference Architecture for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform enables you to set up and roll out your virtualized infrastructure with optimized configurations for hardware, software and cloud deployment. The primary benefit from deploying this architecture in an OpenStack environment is the ability to turn up new services faster and with less effort.  This reference architecture design can help you simplify your infrastructure and virtualization management.  Its documented and tested architecture enables tailored interoperability with your systems environment and facilitates reduced complexity and maintenance costs for easier adoption of OpenStack technology. This architecture is validated with the OpenStack cloud operating system that combines the benefits of leading-edge technologies with mature, enterprise-ready features. The deployment of this Lenovo reference architecture enables:

    • Faster deployment of new services in OpenStack environments
    • Quick time-to-value
    • Reduced risk with pre-tested components
    • Use of recommended-practices in design and implementation architecture
    • Assurance that the complete reference architecture meets design expectations

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    Red Hat Cloud Forms

    Manage virtual, private, and hybrid cloud infrastructures

    Gain control of your virtualization environment, and build and manage a private or hybrid cloud. Red Hat® CloudForms can do both with a comprehensive management platform. As your needs changed, CloudForms evolves, protecting your investments and providing a continuum of capabilities as you progress toward Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) models.

    Red Hat Cloud
  • SUSE Cloud

    Lenovo RA for SUSE® OpenStack Cloud

    The Lenovo Reference Architecture for SUSE OpenStack Cloud enables a cost-effective, easy-to-use offering for customers interested in deploying their own Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud environment. Highly available configurations for both System x and ThinkServer are provided which enable scaling of nodes based on virtualization capacity from low-density to high-density configurations. This reference architecture provides the following features:

    • A certified OpenStack powered platform that has been validated through testing to provide API compatibility for OpenStack core services.
    • Support for multiple hypervisors to accommodate heterogeneous environments or advantageous licensing arrangements
    • Centralized resource tracking that provides insight into the cloud infrastructure’s activities and capacity in order to ensure optimized automated service deployment.
    • Automated installation processes via Crowbar and Chef using predefined scripts for configuring and deploying Control, Compute and Storage Nodes.
    • SUSE Enterprise Storage provides the underlying storage infrastructure; this is a distributed software defined storage solution, providing block, image, and object storage based on the open source Ceph project.

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    SUSE Cloud
  • VMware Cloud

    Lenovo Cloud RA for VMware SDDC

    The Lenovo Cloud Reference Architecture for VMware Software Defined Data Center brings state of the art Private Cloud capability to the small, medium and enterprise data center.  The primary benefit of deploying this architecture in a VMware Cloud environment is the ability to turn up new services faster and with less effort. This architecture draws together virtualized server, storage and networking elements enabling businesses running VMware vCloud Suite to respond quicker to customer demands and spend more time on innovation for the next generation of applications. Integrated with the Lenovo x3650 M5 servers, this architecture:

    • Provides businesses with an affordable and interoperable cloud architecture to manage all of their virtualized workloads
    • Is built around the latest products in the Lenovo Systems portfolio of servers, storage and networking
    • Combines VMware software and deployment best practices to reduce downtime

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