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Lenovo Data Center Group (DCG), a global leader in the provision of optimum end-to-end data solutions and services, said it is participating in the 37th edition of Gitex Technology Week, currently ongoing in Dubai, UAE.
The event which kicked off today (October 8) will run until October 12, at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
Lenovo DCG’s second participation in the region’s most premier technology event comes with an enhanced presence, and a planned showcase of its strengths in supercomputing or high-performance computing and an array of products and solutions that are fit for the ‘Intelligence Revolution’ era, said a statement from the company.
Lenovo recently announced the delivery and implementation of the world’s largest, next-generation Intel-based Supercomputer during the International Supercomputing Conference at Barcelona, Spain, it said.
The 11.1 petaFlop Supercomputer called MareNostrum 4 will be used to power diverse science from human genome research, bioinformatics and biomechanics to weather forecasting and atmospheric composition, it added.
Lenovo is demonstrating during Gitex its new data centre solutions, ThinkSystem and ThinkAgile, which will revolutionise the way businesses and government entities work.
The newly designed ThinkSystem technology, brings the gold-standard for the industry under a single unified brand spanning servers, storage and networking systems. As for the impressive software defined offering portfolio, the ThinkAgile improves long-standing data centre metrics, such as improved utilisation rates, simpler and faster deployments, reduced operational costs, and reduced levels of risk. The portfolio spans hybrid cloud, software-defined storage, and hyper converged infrastructure.
Russell Theron, regional manager, Data Center Group (DCG), Lenovo Middle East and Africa (MEA), said: “We live in a fast-paced world where organisations globally are largely competitive and continuously looking to achieve the next ‘big thing’.”
“Building on our 25 years of history in x86 server computing and our number one position in x86 server customer satisfaction and reliability, our goal at Lenovo is to be the largest supercomputing company on earth helping solve humanities largest challenges through the rapid advancement of technology and innovation,” he said.
In fact, the interest in supercomputing is growing in markets like UAE and Saudi Arabia with its ability to help organisations in multiple industries including exploration in the oil and gas sector, academics, medicine, space programs, etc.
At this year’s event, Lenovo DCG will be showcasing joint solutions along with its key partners, including Intel, Microsoft, SAP, Juniper Networks and VMWare, said a statement.
Theron added: “With the continuous developments in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and the region, corporations require advanced technologies to help them reach their goal faster.”