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Lenovo Powers Small and Medium Businesses with New ThinkServer Tower Servers

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. - September 10, 2013: Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced, at the Intel Developer Forum, two new tower servers, the ThinkServer TS140 and ThinkServer TS440. Armed with the latest Intel Xeon E3 processors and Intel AMT™ 9.0 for remote manageability, these affordable, whisper-quiet tower servers are designed for powerful performance and expansive scalability, ideal for small-to-medium-sized businesses and Managed Service Providers (MSPs) that require rich features and functionality at an attractive price point.

 

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Equipped with the latest Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3 processors, the ThinkServer TS140 and TS440 tower servers offer 15 percent faster performance than previous generations. The TS140 and TS440 also feature Intel AMT™ 9.0 to provide outstanding remote manageability tools for easy and efficient server maintenance. Intel's AMT technology is certified with popular MSP ecosystem management consoles like N-Able, Level Platforms and Kasaya, enabling MSPs to manage end-user networks remotely and more cost effectively.

 

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ThinkServer TS140: Powerful, Reliable and Unmatched Value

Powerful yet affordable, the ThinkServer TS140 offers unmatched value. Built for first server use cases and where a quiet system is needed, the TS140 is significantly quieter, has twice the I/O expansion, and offers more RAID options and storage capacity than its predecessor. It uses the latest Intel Xeon E3 processors and has up to 4 disk bays supporting up to four 4TB disks. The TS140 provides outstanding remote manageability with Intel AMT 9.0, KVM diagnostics and repair. Businesses who prefer environmentally friendly and efficient technology will like the optional 92 percent efficiency Power Supply Unit and that the TS140 uses 65 percent post-consumer recycled plastic. Coupled with its compact, quiet chassis design, the ThinkServer TS140 is ideal for retail deployments or use in front offices.

 

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ThinkServer TS440: A Highly Affordable, Feature-Rich Server

Combining server reliability and expansive scalability, the TS440 delivers powerful, enterprise-grade performance for SMBs requiring a server that grows with their business over time. The TS440 is a highly affordable, feature-rich server that offers industry-leading performance, strong data protection and whisper quiet operation. The TS440 offers the reliability needed for business with optional redundant power supplies, up to 32TB of storage, advanced hardware RAID and chassis intrusion alert. The TS440 is environmentally friendly with optional 92% efficiency Power Supply Units. The systems are easily managed with industry standard Intel AMT 9.0 with hardware monitor and remote control capability. Like the TS140, the TS440 also uses 65 percent post-consumer recycled plastic.

 

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Preview: New ThinkServers with Intel Ivy Bridge Technology

Also at Intel Developer Forum, Lenovo previewed its next generation ThinkServer rack servers, powered with Intel Ivy Bridge technology. These 2P mainstream servers provide organizations the compute-intensive performance required for virtualization, web or database server workloads. These new servers also feature Lenovo Smart Grid, which uses the latest Intel Node Manager Technology and allows IT administrators to reduce datacenter costs with policy-based power management for networks up to 1,000 nodes. The Ivy Bridge-enabled ThinkServer rack servers are expected to announce in the fall of 2013.

 

Quotes:

"Lenovo is very focused on SMB customers and we recognize their unique IT challenges. They require enterprise-grade server capabilities in a form factor and cost bracket that works for them," said Roy Guillen, vice president and general manager, Enterprise Product Group, Lenovo. "The ThinkServer TS140 and TS440 provide outstanding performance, exceptional remote manageability and powerful data protection in an environmentally friendly package ideal for SMBs and MSPs."

 

"Lenovo's ThinkServer TS140 and TS440 benefits from our latest Intel technologies for MSPs and SMBs who need enterprise-grade tower servers that are powerful, easy to manage and highly scalable," said Shannon Poulin, vice president and general manager, Intel Datacenter Marketing Group. "Working with Lenovo, we believe our latest Intel Xeon E3 processors and Intel AMT 9.0 solution delivers a compelling combination of performance and remote manageability for small businesses and distributed office environments."

 

"Our customers are delighted with the performance and reliability of Lenovo ThinkServer tower servers," said Jeff Doggendorf, vice president, Engineering Services, Technology Associates. "In addition, Intel Active Management Technology started paying off for us on day one, right in our existing management console. The new KVM functionality is a huge win for us."

 

Pricing and Availability

The ThinkServer TS140 is available beginning in September starting at $421.

The ThinkServer TS440 is available beginning in September starting at $679.

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