Lenovo on Tuesday introduced new ThinkSystem servers and ThinkAgile hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) merchandise outfitted with the AMD’s third Gen Epyc processors. Compared to the prior Epyc era, the brand new chips ought to ship a 25 p.c efficiency enchancment within the 16-core class, Lenovo stated.
Lenovo omitted the first Gen Epyc processors however adopted the 2nd Gen chips. It is now certainly one of a number of server makers providing new platforms with the most recent era at its launch.
Whereas Lenovo’s server market share is within the single digits, the corporate is pointing to its comparatively robust income development in Q3 as an indication of momentum.
“That is testomony to the robustness, the potential we’re bringing in, and never simply the
the know-how facet, what we will deliver for patrons to handle their workloads wants,” Lenovo VP Kamran Amini instructed reporters.
The expanded ThinkSystem server portfolio contains:
- The brand new 2-socket Lenovo ThinkSystem SR645 and SR665 (accessible this month)
- The brand new Lenovo ThinkSystem 1-socket SR635 and SR655 servers (accessible in June)
The brand new ThinkAgile VX Collection hyperconverged platforms (accessible in Q2 2021) embrace:
- The ThinkAgile VX3575-G, designed for compute-heavy purposes comparable to VDI and AI workloads, capable of assist as much as eight Nvidia GPUs
- The ThinkAgile VX5575 for quick, high-capacity storage purposes like electronic mail administration, information, and analytics
- The ThinkAgile VX7575 and ThinkAgile VX7576 for high-performance workloads comparable to analytics and databases
Lenovo can be updating the Lenovo ThinkAgile HX sequence HCI options, with Nutanix, to reap the benefits of the third-generation Epyc processors. The up to date ThinkAgile HX3375 and ThinkAgile HX3376 can be accessible in Q3 2021.
The brand new merchandise are designed for organizations of all sizes, Lenovo stated. It highlighted a pair clients utilizing AMD-powered servers, together with Hetzner On-line GmbH, one of many largest cloud service suppliers in Europe, as nicely sa the College of Florida.