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Bend Down the Cost Curve of IT: How you can get more from your servers—for less

Lenovo Leads with Efficiency, Low Cost, and Uptime

LenovoTM, the company known for its PC leadership, is bringing its efficiencies and history of innovation to the server market with the System x line of servers (formerly of IBM).

Explosion of data drives demand for servers

Explosion of data drives demand for servers

Systems are required to do more, 
faster 
and 
cheaper.
IT spending is up 
6.2%1
, but investments are changing, creating competition for those dollars:
65%
65% 
of IT leaders will spend more annually on 
BI & analytics.
1
26.4%
Cloud spending 
will go up by 
26.4% 
while spending on non-cloud IT infrastructure will remain flat.2
Cloud, Social Media, and Customer Engagement are Fueling Growth
Server sales are driven by cloud growth:
Cloud spending was 
30%
of overall IT infrastructure spending in Q1 2015.2
Server sales are driven by an explosion of data, 
and the need to interpret and store this data.
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TEST YOUR INSTINCTS

Google

Can you guess how many Google search queries are collected every 60 seconds?

?

Incorrect!

 There are 

 4,000,000 

 Google search queries every 60 seconds.3

That's a lot of Data!
Every 60 Seconds:
YouTube

71 Hours

of new YouTube videos3

Twitter

277,000

Tweets3

Facebook

2.5 Million

pieces of Facebook content3

?

Correct!

 There are 

 4,000,000 

 Google search queries every 60 seconds.3

That's a lot of Data!
Every 60 Seconds:
YouTube

71 Hours

of new YouTube videos3

Twitter

277,000

Tweets3

Facebook

2.5 Million

pieces of Facebook content3

You need to store and analyze this data.
Internet of Things
82% 
of companies will use IoT applications by 2017.4
26 Billion 
25 Billion 
Internet “connected things” by 2020.5

Choosing the cheapest servers is penny wise, but pound foolish

Choosing the cheapest servers is penny wise, but pound foolish

Fortune 1000 Companies:

Average total cost of unplanned application downtime per year is:

$1.25 Billion

to

$2.5 Billion

Average total cost of unplanned application downtime per year is:

$1.25 Billion

to

$2.5 Billion

Average hourly cost of an infrastructure failure:

$100,000

Average cost of a critical application failure per hour:

$500,000 - $1,000,0006

$500,000 - $1,000,0006

Failure is not affordable

Failure is not affordable

Lenovo Servers are

the most reliable x86 servers in the industry

according to ITIC.7

Performance and availability requirements for x86 servers continue to grow 
as globalization requires workloads to be continuously available for end users.7

99.999%

availability achieved by Lenovo servers with the Intel® Xeon® processor E7 family.7

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TEST YOUR INSTINCTS

True or False:

HP ProLiant™ servers scored second to last with a 
10X failure rate 
compared to Lenovo System x servers.
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It's true!

 HP ProLiant™ servers scored second to last with a 

 10X failure rate 

 compared to Lenovo System x servers.7

Cisco servers have 
2X failure rate 
 of Lenovo System x servers.7
Dell PowerEdge™ servers have a 
6X failure rate 
compared to Lenovo System x servers.7
Lenovo Servers8 are #1 in:

Overall customer satisfaction

Service satisfaction

Product satisfaction

Sales satisfaction

Why Lenovo?

Why Lenovo?

A Heritage of Success and Transformation
World’s largest PC maker
Lenovo
10/1/14: Lenovo becomes the
#3 provider of x86-based server hardware, software, and services
with acquisition of IBM’s x86 Server business.
Established best-in-class business enables you to do more with your IT budget.
Committed to Local Market
Global Server HQ and Manufacturing site in NA
Laser focus on excellence in Data Center hardware:
Latest Intel Xeon processors
Intel XEON Inside
Innovations to maximize efficiency and uptime
Do More for Less: Lenovo is All In
Any workload, anywhere: Cloud, on premises, remote.
Low purchase price and reduced TCO 
with power, cooling, and space efficiencies.
Focus on your core business. 
Leaders don't have to worry about IT.
Lenovo systems provide peace-of-mind 
for day-to-day operations.
Any workload, anywhere: Cloud, on premises, remote.

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8 TBR. (2016, Feb.) Lenovo earns top x86-based server customer satisfaction scores in 4Q15 [White Paper]. 
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