Lenovo and WEKA have a new global agreement focused on offering solutions for next-generation data management architectures and performance-intensive workloads for delivery in more than 160 markets worldwide. These comprehensive solutions will accelerate artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics for high performance workloads, including finance, genomics, life science, media and entertainment applications around the world by speeding time to insights while reducing associated costs.
Modern data management solutions need to be reliable, security enhanced, and able to meet the performance and scalability demands of next-generation workloads. As part of Lenovo’s expanding data management investments and momentum, Lenovo will combine WEKA’s ultra-high-performance, hybrid cloud data platform software with its industry-leading Lenovo ThinkSystem servers to deliver an exceptionally powerful, high-performance and scalable data management solution for AI and data analytics.
The new ThinkSystem SDS Ready Nodes with WEKA® Data Platform software will provide the industry’s broadest configuration choices, offering customers the option to choose from the latest generations of Intel® and AMD processors, NVIDIA GPUs, NVMe drives, and fast networking selections. Validated WEKA Ready Node systems can be quickly deployed for all scale-out workloads simplifying deployment and eliminating risk resulting in a faster time to production.
The combined Lenovo and WEKA solution is architected to simplify scale while delivering leadership quality uptime, and performance. Equipped with the WEKA-integrated ThinkSystem SDS Ready Nodes, enterprises can leverage hybrid on-premise and cloud resources for cloud bursting and scaling.
Lenovo ThinkSystem SDS Ready Node solutions tested, optimized and certified with the WEKA Data Platform include the ThinkSystem SR630 V2, SR635 V2, SR650 V2 and SR655 V2. With WEKA software licensing available for purchase through Lenovo today, the validated Ready Node systems can be quickly deployed for all scale-out workloads simplifying deployment and eliminating risk resulting in a faster time to production.
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