8, Feb 2024
New Delhi, INDIA, February 08, 2024 – Lenovo, the global technology powerhouse, today unveiled its most comprehensive AI capabilities at the company’s annual flagship event – ‘Tech World India 2024.’ This year’s theme ‘AI for All’ focused on how Lenovo is exploring the power of AI to drive intelligent transformation in every industry – with purpose-built AI-ready devices, infrastructure, solutions, and services across pocket to cloud that empower industries, enterprises, and individuals.
Lenovo also launched its latest range of devices powered by AI at this event, in partnership with Intel India. This new line-up includes AI PC innovations across consumer and commercial PCs such as Yoga Slim 7i, Yoga Pro 9i, IdeaPad Slim 5i, and ThinkPad X1 Carbon. These are aimed at personalizing the computing experience and are designed to unlock new AI experiences to boost productivity, creativity and efficiency. These laptops are powered by the latest Intel® CoreTM Ultra Processors, and are amongst the first that are
driving an AI PC revolution that will fundamentally change how people create, collaborate, and interact with PCs.
The event kick started with Lenovo Global, AP and Indian leaders talking about Lenovo’s readiness for AI, while the interactive sessions saw insightful and industry-defining conversations on the relevance of AI with thought leaders such as Santhosh Viswanathan from Intel and Bhaskar Basu from Microsoft. The curated panel discussions featured more industry stalwarts namely Ankit Bose from NASSCOM AI, Ravi Jain from Krutrim and Har nath Babu from KPMG talking about the ‘Emerging Disruptive Landscape Through Genial’; and Rucha Nanavati from Mahindra & Mahindra along with Jaspreet Bindra of Tech Whisperer expressing their thoughts about ‘Responsible and Ethical AI’. They zeroed in on how AI is being democratized, bringing its power from pocket to the cloud, unleashing possibilities, and redefining ‘smarter’ for all.
Talking about the flagship event, Shailendra Katyal, Managing Director – Lenovo India said, “This edition of Tech World is especially exciting for us as we leapfrog towards building solutions that are going to unlock an exciting vision of ‘AI for All’ for Lenovo in India. It is also an opportunity for us to come together with our valued partners to unleash the true ‘power of AI’, and showcase purpose-built AI-ready pocket to cloud solutions. AI is transforming the way people live and work in the country, and Lenovo’s bold approach to drive intelligent transformation will help accelerate this growth and enhance experiences for consumers and businesses alike.”
From exploring the immersive world of gaming to experiencing the versatility of Think devices and the creative possibilities with Yoga PCs, the Experience zone at Tech World India provided an interactive platform for attendees. The zones also displayed ThinkEdge servers powering autonomous robots, demonstrations of digital twins and GenAI solutions, and showcased Lenovo’s make-in-India potential.
Lenovo also unveiled its Made in India devices. This milestone positions Lenovo in the Class 1 PMA category, as more than 50% of components for a specific range of products are now sourced through local manufacturing.
16, Dec 2023
● Lenovo unveils ThinkAgile Next-Gen Hybrid Cloud Solutions, featuring next-gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors for enhanced AI performance and operational efficiency.
● Lenovo TruScale for Hybrid Cloud offers a versatile, scalable, and cost-effective AI performance-as-a-service solution.
Bangalore, December 16, 2023 – Today, Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) announced significant enhancements to its hybrid cloud platform, elevating its capabilities for AI applications. This includes new ThinkAgile hyper converged solutions and ThinkSystem servers that deliver accelerated performance, management, and efficiency capabilities, powered by the next generation of Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors. Designed to help customers take AI from concept to reality leveraging existing IT architecture, the expanded platform is a critical next step for delivering a dynamic hybrid AI approach across public, private, and personal foundation models in order to enable AI for All.
The new Lenovo ThinkAgile hybrid cloud solutions are engineered to boost AI performance and build cloud agility by delivering more compute and faster memory to its market-leading portfolio when and where it is needed. Additionally, Lenovo Professional Services for AI and TruScale as-a-service offerings help customers simplify IT and accelerate AI with new integrated hybrid cloud for edge capabilities that quickly help businesses grow and only pay for what they need.
“This launch marks a step towards strengthening our commitment to AI for All. Our new Hybrid Cloud Platforms propel innovation and offer to create a faster, more flexible path to AI,” said Sumir Bhatia, President – AP, Lenovo ISG. “With up to 15 percent better performance, customers can leverage these solutions to reduce their IT footprint, achieve greater ROI, and deliver accurate business outcomes. These solutions are offered in a consumption model and seamlessly integrate with existing IT infrastructure for a dynamic hybrid AI approach.”
“In the face of escalating data generation and technology initiatives, the demand for advanced processing capabilities for AI workloads is becoming imperative,” stated Amit Luthra, Managing Director – India, Lenovo ISG. “As Indian businesses undergo IT modernization, Lenovo recognizes and is dedicated to meeting the need for enhanced performance to accelerate AI applications. Our Hybrid AI solutions offer a scalable pathway for AI implementations, presenting cost-effective models that align seamlessly with the needs of diverse businesses in India.”
The next generation of Lenovo ThinkAgile hybrid cloud solutions and ThinkSystem servers with 5th Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors feature built-in AI acceleration with Intel’s AMX technology – increasing efficiency while supporting AI inferencing and training on models up to 20 billion parameters. Additionally, the portfolio provides a unique open architecture with advanced management, superior reliability, and end-to-end security to help companies of all sizes work across hybrid multi-clouds.
AI for Hybrid Cloud
To keep up with business growth, IT teams need edge-to-data center solutions and cloud services that are deployment ready, compatible with existing infrastructure, and built for complex workloads out of the box. Optimized for AI, Lenovo ThinkAgile HX, MX and VX are engineered, turnkey hybrid cloud solutions with the new 5th Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors and open ecosystem of partners, including Nutanix, Microsoft, and VMware. The new ThinkAgile integrated hybrid cloud solutions offer industry-leading cloud software enabling new capabilities, faster backup and recovery, and reducing deployment time up to 75%.
Lenovo continues to expand its portfolio with ThinkAgile VX with VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) reference architecture, which enables enterprises to support hybrid cloud virtualized and containerized workloads. The new ThinkAgile MX450 Edge Integrated System with built in Azure Arc offers a compact solution that provides Azure cloud services and AI inferencing at the edge. Additionally, ThinkAgile HX AI for the Edge with Nutanix builds repeatable, scalable solutions to handle AI and machine learning compute or storage workloads remotely.
Lenovo partners with Intel to deliver the latest technology with support of their new CPU across the ThinkSystem portfolio of dense optimized, rack, and tower solutions. For compute-intensive workloads, Lenovo continues to extend its multi-node server capabilities with the SD530 V3, SD550 V3, and SD650- N V3 dense optimized servers powered by the new 5th Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors enable customers to maximize processing power in half the space with up to 40% lower power consumption with Lenovo Neptune liquid cooling.
For enterprises, the robust Lenovo ThinkSystem SR650 V3 and SR630 V3 rack servers provide flexible configurations with optimized performance for AI workloads. For multi-site locations including branch offices and retail, the new Lenovo ThinkSystem SR250 V3 rack server and ST250 V3 tower server leverage Intel Xeon E-2400 processors with up to 21% higher overall performance to deliver flexible compute for the edge.
Enabling Cloud Agility
Lenovo is unleashing the power of AI to drive intelligent transformation in every industry – from pocket to cloud with purpose-built AI-ready devices, infrastructure, solutions, and services that empower industries, enterprises, and individuals around the world. Delivering the performance needed for accelerating AI applications, Lenovo TruScale for Hybrid Cloud offers as-a-service and fully managed on-prem data center solutions to flexibly create, shift, and scale capacity to fit changing business needs. Lenovo’s new TruScale Hybrid Cloud for Edge provides a cost effective, smaller configuration solution to support AI where needed and includes a self-service cloud management platform that allows more agility and control over data workloads.
In addition to its advanced hybrid cloud platform, Lenovo is helping customers accelerate AI implementation through its new Professional Services for AI. Powered by Lenovo’s vast knowledge base and global team of industry experts, the service is a single vendor solution that helps organizations make sense of AI and guides them through the most effective, end-to-end IT deployments that are tailored to achieve desired business outcomes quickly.
End users will also benefit from Lenovo hybrid cloud solutions with new Lenovo laptops that are leading the way in AI PC innovation, transforming how people work, play and connect with their PCs. With the latest ThinkPad X1 and IdeaPad Pro 5i, users can enjoy the most advanced PC experiences ever, powered by AI computing. These laptops feature Intel Core Ultra processors and high-performance Wi-Fi connectivity to accelerate AI PC tasks with speed and intelligence across local, public and private hybrid AI models.