Lenovo Offers Value-Line Blade Servers for SMBs

Lenovo Offers Value-Line Blade Servers for SMBs


July 28, 2010

Lenovo's new value-line of tower and blade servers targeting the SMB market are 2-processor servers, that according to this Channel Web report, start at prices 'just north of $800'. The newly introduced servers include remote management and hot-swap hard drives in every model except for a couple base configurations.


"Included in the new lineup is the ThinkServer RD230, a 1U rackmount server which can be configured with one or two Intel Xeon 5500 or Xeon 5600 processors, up to 64 GBs of memory, and up to four SAS or SATA hard drives. It includes hot-swap storage, RAID 5 data protection, and remote management.

"Pricing for the ThinkServer RD230 starts at $999, including one 4-way Xeon 5500 processor and a built-in DVD writer, Majety said.

"Lenovo also introduced the ThinkServer TD230, a tower server with specifications similar to the RD230, except that it has maximum memory of 32 GBs and customers can choose between a 4-bay hot-swap or a 5-bay direct-connect hard drive configuration, Majety said. Pricing starts at $829."

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