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Drive Profitability With Lenovo Hyperconverged infrastructure

Find out how Lenovo’s hyperconverged solutions have helped businesses improve key business metrics and customer experience—and meet customer demand—while lowering costs and business downtime.

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Hyperconverged infrastructure helps your business to lower TCO and improve profitability, be more agile, ensure faster-time-to-market, simplify business expansion, and scale more seamlessly to stay aligned with your business.

With hyperconverged infrastructure solutions from a trusted partner like Lenovo, your business has access to robust IT infrastructure that drives real-world business benefits. Lenovo and Nutanix have partnered to deliver the Lenovo Converged HX Series, a best-in-class hyperconverged system, preloaded with Nutanix’s industry-leading software.

The Business Benefits of HCI

  • Drive Agility and Innovation
  • Simplify Business Expansion
  • Achieve Faster Go-to-Market
  • Lower TCO and Improve Profitability

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What Your Business Can Achieve With HCI

The following case studies demonstrate how Lenovo’s hyperconverged infrastructure solutions ensures businesses can fulfil customer demand faster, increase IT resilience and scalability, improve business agility and innovation, and improve manageability.

Mutoh Fulfills Client Orders Faster with HCI

Mutoh is a leading medical equipment trading company headquartered in Kai, Japan. The largest wholesale medical equipment supplier in the country, Mutoh provides specialist devices to hospitals, clinics, and health centers across Japan.

Challenges

  • Impacted ability to respond to customer orders as quickly as possible because extracting data from different systems across multiple physical servers was time consuming and laborious.
  • Inability to virtualise information systems without adding new application servers.

The Solution

Mutoh implemented four Lenovo Converged HX5510 appliances powered by the Intel® Xeon® E5 family of processors and integrated with Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform software, creating a single software defined environment.

Benefits

  • A single virtualized environment ensures accelerated order processing. Compute and storage resources can now be scaled up easily ensuring customer demands are met quickly. Plus, it took just one week to migrate 50 virtualized servers to the new environment.
  • Mutoh is now able to manage compute resources and virtualized environments using a single pane of glass.

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The Lenovo HX Series solution meets all of our architecture principles in terms of availability, reliability, serviceability and scalability -- more so than any other platform we've ever used before.

HCI Helps Heartland Jiffy Lube Increases Reliability and Cut Costs

Heartland Jiffy Lube is the largest franchisee of quick lube retail service stores in the US. It operates in more than 540 Jiffy Lube locations from coast to coast and serves almost 5 million guests each year, with nearly 5,000 professionals.

Challenges
A disparate server environment lowered IT resilience, leading to regular outages to finance systems, reporting services, and other key business applications.

The Solution
Heartland Jiffy Lube implemented three 2U single-node Lenovo Converged HX5500 Appliances integrated with Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Platform software and Nutanix AHV, and Intel® Solid State Drives, creating a single simplified and streamlined software-defined environment.

Benefits
Lenovo’s hyperconverged infrastructure solution creates a single simplified and streamlined software-defined environment. The reliability of Lenovo hardware allows Heartland’s IT team to “sleep soundly knowing they won’t just crash in the middle of the night.” Plus, implementation only took a single weekend, ensuring no disruption to business services.


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"The Lenovo HX Series solution meets all of our architecture principles in terms of availability, reliability, serviceability and scalability--more so than any other platform we’ve ever used before."

Chidi Alams, Head of IT, Heartland Jiffy Lube

Lenovo-Nutanix Partnership: A Winning Combination

Lenovo and Nutanix’s deep partnership offers enterprises a best-in-class hyperconverged infrastructure system built on Lenovo’s industry-leading enterprise systems, and powered by Nutanix software.

One Throat to Choke
Lenovo Converged HX Series brings together the Lenovo’s best-of-breed hardware with Nutanix’s industry-leading software to create appliances, which are then managed, turnkey, by Lenovo. This creates a single point of support for enterprise users, streamlining adoption and trouble-shooting, thus ensuring a seamless experience.

Accelerated Business Outcomes
Lenovo’s appliance model ensures enterprise users are provided with the best experience available in the market, speeding up digital transformation, breaking down IT silos, shrinking datacenter complexity and cost, while elevating IT to drive the business.

Deep Nutanix Integration
Lenovo is among the few hardware providers with a laser-sharp Nutanix focus. It is intensely aligned with Nutanix, with dedicated engineering resources across both companies working towards the tightest-possible integration possible. Such integration is hard to with other software-only technology providers.


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