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Lenovo and Ashton Kutcher Unveil New YOGA Tablet 2 Pro
As more and more people are using tablets to consume the ever growing volume of digital media – photos, videos and games - users are demanding bigger screens. A Lenovo research study found 88 percent of people are devouring large amounts of digital content on tablets at home, and more than half of them watch TV several times a week on their tablet2. That insight plus focus group feedback led to the creation of the larger 13-in screen YOGA Tablet 2 Pro media tablet. Designed from the ground up specifically for digitally-hungry consumers, it features a QHD 2560x1440 screen for life-like images.
Lenovo Statement on October 2014 PC Industry Rankings
The following statement can be attributed to Yang Yuanqing, chairman & CEO, Lenovo:
Lenovo Completes Initial Closing for Acquisition of IBM’s x86 Server Business
As part of the agreement, Lenovo and IBM have also established a strategic alliance where Lenovo will serve as an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) to IBM and will resell select products from IBM’s industry-leading storage and software portfolio. These include IBM’s entry and midrange Storwize storage product family, Linear Tape Open (LTO) products, and elements of IBM’s system software portfolio, including Smart Cloud software, General Parallel File System and Platform Computing solutions.
Lenovo Set to Close Acquisition of IBM’s x86 Server Business
“With the close of the x86 acquisition, Lenovo will add a world-class business that extends our capabilities in enterprise hardware and services, immediately making us a strong number three in the global server market,” said Yang Yuanqing, chairman and CEO of Lenovo. “Now, our priorities are to ensure a smooth integration and deliver a seamless transition for customers. By combining Lenovo’s global reach, efficiency and operational excellence with IBM’s legendary quality, innovation and service, I am confident that we will have competitive advantages to help us drive profitable growth and build Lenovo into a global enterprise leader.”
Lenovo Serves Up Fresh Thinking with Next Generation Enterprise Server Portfolio
Innovative engineering and design leadership are the foundation of the Lenovo ThinkServer RD550 and RD650 rack systems. By creating space-optimized drive trays, chassis and system boards, the RD550 and RD650 provide clients with industry-leading storage density and more I/O connectivity within standard 1U and 2U form factors. The RD550 can accommodate up to 12 drive bays and up to 26.4TB1 of internal storage, providing the performance and capacity of a 2U system in a 1U form factor — perfect for line-of-business applications and compute-intensive workloads. The 2U RD650 houses up to 26 drive bays and up to 74.4TB1 of internal capacity, making it perfect for storage-hungry applications, such as databases, data analytics clusters and video streaming. For ultimate flexibility and scalability, both rack servers are available with hybrid chassis configurations that allow a combination of 2.5- and 3.5-inch drives, ideal for creating a tiered storage environment. Two enterprise-class M.2 solid-state drives (SSDs) are available as an option for secure booting, as well as SD card options for hypervisor booting.
New Lenovo Devices Transform to Fit the Board Room, Game Room and Beyond
To meet the needs of business customers wanting a tablet for when they’re on-the-go, and a laptop for an extra level of productivity, Lenovo gives them the best of both worlds with the ThinkPad Helix, now even thinner and lighter and more fully-featured. The ThinkPad Helix weighs 2.98 pounds and measures only 0.38 inches, 15 percent thinner than its predecessor.
New Lenovo Tablet and Gaming PC Innovations Satisfy Diversity of Consumer Tech Cravings
Lenovo created the TAB S8 for consumers who are looking for a stylish, slim and affordable Android tablet starting at just $199. At 8-inches, the TAB S8’s 1920x1200 infinity screen is sharper than FHD, while the One Glass Solution touch-panel technology provides a crystal clear viewing experience. The tablet’s ultra-slim bezel seamlessly merges the screen with the dark front panel, giving the TAB S8 a sleek, clean look. The front panel also features a 1.6-megapixel HD camera for easy video chatting. Turn the TAB S8 around to reveal an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera. The wide aperture f2.2 lens snaps sharp photos, even in low light. Pre-installed apps, like SHAREit, allow for easy and safe photo and file sharing.
Lenovo Delivers New Lenovo|EMC VNX5150 Storage Array for SMBs
The Lenovo|EMC VNX5150 enables organizations to dynamically grow, share, and cost-effectively manage multi-protocol block storage access via a robust platform for consolidation of legacy block storage, file servers, and direct-attached application storage. The Lenovo|EMC VNX5150 supports iSCSI, Fibre Channel (FC), and FCoE access for high-bandwidth and latency-sensitive block applications.
Lenovo Expands ThinkCentre Range with Affordable Desktop PCs for Business
“Businesses of all sizes need flexible, dependable and secure PCs to meet the day-to-day rigors of workplace collaboration,” said Ouyang Jun, vice president and general manager, Desktop and Visuals, Lenovo. “Our new affordable ThinkCentre desktops offer different form factors and configurations allowing maximum flexibility and end user productivity in an easily managed and secure environment.”