The Lenovo and Microsoft partnership has been forged over many years. One of the goals of that partnership is to ensure that the latest Microsoft technologies are a perfect fit with Lenovo servers. Built with proven Lenovo innovation around industry-standard components, Lenovo servers help enhance and extend Microsoft's operating systems, virtualization technologies, and infrastructure platforms so you can build a highly productive IT environment that can help your business achieve true innovation.
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Windows Server 2016 from Lenovo
Pair your Lenovo server with trusted operating system solutions from Microsoft such as Windows Server® 2016—tested and proven for compatibility. Whether you're a fast-growing small business or a demanding large enterprise, Lenovo offers the Windows Server operating system, factory preloaded or as Reseller Option Kit (ROK).
Microsoft Solutions From Lenovo
From virtual desktops to enterprise-class virtualization and cloud to data management, Lenovo and Microsoft deliver highly flexible and resilient server solutions that can help transform your IT infrastructure.
Microsoft Azure Stack is a new hybrid cloud solution that enables your organization to deliver Azure services, from your own datacenter, so you can achieve more with less.
Lenovo DCG and Microsoft are working closely together to co-engineer an integrated Azure Stack solution on Lenovo hardware. Microsoft Azure Stack will be generally available in mid-2017.
Get the power of cloud, yet maintain control of your datacenter, for true hybrid cloud agility. Please click on our Microsoft solutions Tab or the following links for more Information:
- Microsoft Azure Stack: Delivering Cloud Infrastructure as Integrated Systems
- Growing the Azure Ecosystem with Microsoft Azure Stack
SQL Server – Setting World Records with Lenovo
SQL Server 2016 delivers unparalleled performance and security to power your most mission critical transactional systems and data warehouses. Blazing-fast performance is key to ensuring you can deliver a flawless transactional experience while at the same time supporting real-time operational analytics of in-flight data. Integrated business intelligence and advanced analytics solutions are leveraged for building intelligent applications.
Recently, Lenovo announced the number one TPC-H 10TB benchmark world record using SQL Server 2016 and Windows Server 2016 on Lenovo System x3850 X6 using the latest the latest Intel Xeon E7 processor technology. In May 2016, Lenovo also published a new number one TPC-H 30TB world record using SQL Server 2016 and Windows Server 2016 on Lenovo System x3950 X6. These results, in addition to recent benchmarks by software and hardware partners, as well as key applications, show that SQL Server 2016 is the fastest in-memory database on the planet for your applications.
Storage Spaced Direct (S2D)
The high demand for enterprise storage continues to accelerate. To meet this demand Lenovo and Microsoft have teamed up to craft a software-defined storage solution leveraging the advanced feature set of Windows Server 2016 and the flexibility of the Lenovo System x3650 M5 rack server and RackSwitch G8272 switch.
This solution provides a solid foundation for customers looking to consolidate both storage and compute capabilities on a single hardware platform, or for those enterprises that wish to have distinct storage and compute environments. In both situations, this solution provides outstanding performance, high availability protection and effortless scale out growth potential to accommodate evolving business needs.