SimpliVity Empowers Lenovo for Optimized Hyperconverged Infrastructure

By CIOReview | Friday, September 4, 2015

FREMONT, CA:SimpliVity, a provider of IT solutions collaborates with Lenovo to develop hyperconverged infrastructure based on their integrated technologies.  SimpliVity’s OmniStack data visualization will now be available along with Lenovo System x3650 serves through Arrow Electronics, provider of products, services and solutions for enterprise computing, reports Lyle Smith for STORAGE

SimpliVity’s Omnistack solution will integrate in Lenovo’s x3650 M5 to create a hyperconverged IT platform that provides all IT services below the hypervisor in a single device.  The blended product will offer compute, storage and networking, real-time data deduplication, compression and optimization functions along with built-in backup, disaster recovery and WAN optimization capabilities. Additionally, x360 M5 offers high performance, pay-as-you-grow flexibility and is purpose built to cut operating costs making it reliable and efficient cloud deployment.

“Customers will benefit from SimpliVity’s new hyperconverged solution offerings, with Lenovo’s highly versatile enterprise servers as a foundation. These high-performance systems will exponentially reduce data center complexity and costs for cloud-based services and mission-critical transactional systems,” says Brian Hamel, vice president and general manager, Lenovo North America Enterprise Business Group.

The hyperconverged solution provides scalable, modular, 2U building block of x86 resources and reduces IT expense and complexity by consolidating 8 to 12 data center components into a single shared resource pool with global unified management.  The key advantages of the integrated product includes simplified IT and 3x TCO savings through hyperconvergence, improved performance for mission-critical applications combined with 40:1 average data efficiency, enhanced ability to meet RPO and RTO objectives, improved IT agility and VM-centric management approach.