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Lenovo Serves Up New Budget-Friendly ThinkServer Rack for Small-to-Medium Sized Businesses

Lenovo (SEHK:0992) (Pink Sheets:LNVGY) today announced the ThinkServer RS140, a powerful yet affordable entry-level single-processor 1U rack server ideal for small-to-medium sized businesses (SMB) and remote office deployments. Available with a range of processor choices including the latest next-generation Intel® Xeon® E3-1200 v3 series processors, customizable options, and Intel® AMT™ 9.0 for remote manageability, this highly versatile rack server can accommodate a variety of workloads, including distributed enterprise and datacenter edge, as well as standalone applications such as retail, collaboration, and IT infrastructure.

The ThinkServer RS140 offers a generous collection of standard features and expansion options essential for flexible deployments in diverse environments. The RS140 supports the entire line of Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3 series processors with integrated graphic processing, perfect for data center edge systems serving streaming media, games, and other graphic intensive web content. Optionally, for additional cost savings while delivering server features and reliability, the RS140 can be configured with Intel Core™ i3, Pentium®, and Celeron® family desktop processors. The RS140 supports up to 32GB of RAM and 8TB of internal storage, and comes equipped with one full-height, half-length x8 Gen 3 PCIe slot for optional RAID protection or network expansion. At only 16.2 inches deep, the ThinkServer RS140 can be deployed in space-constrained environments including wiring closets and two post racks.

The RS140 supports open network management standards and can be managed in a multi-vendor environment for simplified deployment and maintenance. Ideal for SMB deployments, the RS140 features Intel’s AMT 9.0 remote network management tool for simple, easy-to-use server maintenance. Intel AMT provides secure, worry-free remote access for diagnostics, maintenance and remote monitoring. Intel’s AMT technology is certified with popular MSP ecosystem management consoles enabling MSPs to manage end-user networks remotely and more cost effectively.

Convenient and Flexible Enterprise Service Offerings

Lenovo has a suite of service offerings that help customers accurately budget for the level of protection required to keep their businesses up and running. Optional upgraded services are available to help maximize uptime and productivity. Priority Level Support provides access to priority call routing, escalation management and basic software support.

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“The Lenovo Enterprise Group is aggressively expanding its server offerings in the rack segment by adding a new 1P rack to our portfolio,” said Darrel Ward, vice president, Enterprise Product Group, Lenovo. “The new ThinkServer RS140 1P rack offers a remarkable combination of SMB-friendly features and options, at an attractive, budget-friendly price point, that our customers have been looking for.”

Pricing and Availability1

The ThinkServer RS140 is available now and starts at $549.

For more information, visit ThinkServer RS140. For the latest Lenovo ThinkServer news, follow us on Twitter at @ThinkServer. For the latest Lenovo news, follow us on Twitter or Facebook.

About Lenovo

Lenovo (SEHK:0992) (Pink Sheets:LNVGY) is a US$34 billion personal technology company – the largest PC maker in the world and an emerging PC Plus leader – serving customers in more than 160 countries. Dedicated to exceptionally engineered PCs and mobile internet devices, Lenovo’s business is built on product innovation, a highly efficient global supply chain and strong strategic execution. Formed by Lenovo Group’s acquisition of the former IBM Personal Computing Division, the Company develops, manufactures and markets reliable, high-quality, secure and easy-to-use technology products and services. Its product lines include legendary Think-branded commercial PCs and Idea-branded consumer PCs, as well as servers, workstations, and a family of mobile internet devices, including tablets and smart phones. Lenovo, a global Fortune 500 company, has major research centers in Yamato, Japan; Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, China; and Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information see www.lenovo.com.

1 Prices do not include tax or shipping and are subject to change without notice and is tied to specific terms and conditions. Reseller prices may vary. Price does not include all advertised features. All offers subject to availability. Lenovo reserves the right to alter product offerings and specifications at any time without notice.

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