Lenovo has launched its two new servers in India- the Think Server TS140, an entry level Tower server and Think Server RD450, entry level 2Urack servers. This is the first addition from their Thinkserver portfolio to the EBG server range for Lenovo in India and after it’s owning of IBM’s x86 business in 2014.
The think Server TS140 supports enterprise-grade hard disc drives having 3x higher MTBFs and can handle up to 10 times the work load in comparison to entry level servers which come into consumer-grade hard drives.
The off the shelf TS140 configuration from Lenovo is being powered with built-in RAID 5 capability and Lenovo claimed the advanced thermal design in their ThinkServer TS140 and reducing overall system noise close to 26 decibels. Meanwhile, the ThinkServer RD450 offers more memory capacity, improved system management capabilities and range of platinum/ Titanium PSUs.
“We are extremely happy to be launching the first ThinkServer in India – a small step as we move towards becoming a market-leader in enterprise solutions by 2020,” said Siddhesh Naik, Director of Enterprise Business Group, Lenovo. “With ThinkServer TS140 and RD450 we aim to take the legendary Think engineering to new age Indian small businesses who are looking to build their first DIY server computer cluster, or a software defined storage cluster, or even managed service providers looking for a whisper-quiet machine”.
Lenovo said it expects around 20-25 percent of its server revenues to come from government vertical and the back of their initiatives like Digital India. The company presently secures around 12-13 per cent of its revenues from government sector in India.
“The government has initiated many projects and we are participating in many areas like surveillance and eGovernance. We expect to get about 20-25 percent of our revenues from the segment in the next three years,” Lenovo Director Enterprise Business Group Siddesh Naik told.
He concluded that presently around 12-13 percent of its server revenues were coming from government vertical and is in their top priority segment. Naik stated the company is part of three pilot projects for surveillance and have refused to mention the name of cities being carried out.