The Latest Lenovo News
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New ThinkPad and Lenovo PCs Extend Small Business Choice
The trustworthy and reliable ThinkPad E-Series, available with 14-inch and 15.6-inch anti-glare displays, offers strong performance, mobility and features for small business users seeking leading edge technology that addresses their needs and offers incredible value.
Lenovo Shows New Enterprise Software at VMworld
New and updated Lenovo cloud solutions are designed to guide customers as they deploy simple and efficient cloud platforms. Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform, paired with the Lenovo System x3650/x3550 M5 and ThinkServer RD650/RD550 rack servers provides the performance, scalability and security required to gain a competitive advantage and can offer maximum uptime for those business-critical cloud applications.
Lenovo and SimpliVity Announce Alliance to Deliver Enterprise-Grade Hyperconverged Infrastructure Solutions
“The partnership and joint solution is truly driven by customer demand in the market,” commented Doron Kempel, CEO of SimpliVity. “Businesses desire the flexibility and performance of the Lenovo systems and the superior data efficiency, mobility, built-in data protection and global unified management capabilities that only SimpliVity’s hyperconverged solutions deliver.”
Lenovo and StorMagic to Offer Hyperconverged Software-Defined-Storage for Small Business
The new hyperconverged Solution from StorMagic and Lenovo leverages Lenovo’s portfolio of powerful enterprise servers, including the versatile, entry-level 1U ThinkServer RS140 and System x3250 M5, as well as the high performance 2U ThinkServer RD650, to offer customers a reliable, scalable option for every environment. Added to these servers is StorMagic’s SvSAN software-defined storage platform, which enables enterprises to eliminate downtime of business critical applications through virtualized shared storage. Starting at $5,000, this highly reliable solution delivers a cost effective and highly available environment for retail, banking, education and hospitality customers with multi-site offices.
Lenovo Statement on Lenovo Service Engine (LSE) BIOS
As a result of these findings, Microsoft recently released updated security guidelines (see page 10 of this linked PDF) on how to best implement this Windows BIOS feature. Lenovo’s use of LSE was not consistent with these new guidelines. As a result, LSE is no longer being installed on Lenovo systems. It is strongly recommended that customers update their systems with the new BIOS firmware which disables and or removes this feature.
Lenovo Ushers in a New Era of Mobile Workstation Power and Performance with Lenovo ThinkPad P50 and P70
Meet the New ThinkPad P Series
New Lenovo Photo Master 2.0 Makes Pictures One Click Closer to Perfect
Preloaded on select Lenovo™ YOGA™ and ideapad™ laptops coming out this month1, the upgraded Photo Master 2.0 offers smart new ways to improve, organize and share photos.
Lenovo Ready to Launch Windows 10 Devices
To give users consistent experiences across devices and operating systems, the preloads include a suite of Lenovo-written applications. The new Lenovo Companion 3.0 optimization tool keeps devices running at peak performance and can be used at any time to run a full-scale checkup and report back with specific actions to free up space and speed up the device. As a “smart” device control hub, the new Lenovo Settings lets users easily adapt and modify the way their device behaves. For example, when in tablet mode, the product will customize its display and other settings based on its orientation versus in traditional laptop mode. Alternatively, the device’s usage will also alter its settings, for example when watching a movie versus reading an e-book. With SHAREit, customers can quickly transfer files between devices. For tablet users WRITEit takes the pen to a new level of functionality allowing users to write in any input field with their pen and the handwriting is converted to text.
Lenovo Customizes Windows 10 Experience with Enhanced Software
Lenovo Settings 3.0 is a “smart” device control hub aggregating all of the most common hardware device functions into one place, making it easy for users to adapt and modify the way their computer or tablet behaves. Among its newest features, Settings offers a unique “Smart Settings” area which leverages built-in device sensors to predict, adapt and modify device settings to suit user behavior – automatically. Settings also showcases a robust “Power” section, which offers customization unique to Lenovo, such as a “Battery Stretch Mode” and “Charge Mode”, which lets users super-charge their battery replenishment.
Lenovo Climbs in 2015 ‘FORTUNE Global 500’ Rankings
Lenovo’s steady climb in the Global Fortune 500 rankings reflects a strong year in performance and growth for Lenovo. Full year revenue and profit hit a new record level, reaching more than $46 billion, up 20% year-over-year, demonstrating continuous strong momentum. A decade after the IBM PC acquisition, Lenovo’s core PC business remains strong, achieving record market share in 2015 as the undisputed worldwide market leader for two-years running, with continuous growth in revenue and profit. Lenovo is also spurring strong growth in mobile and enterprise as the third largest vendor in smartphones, tablets and x86 servers.