Data centers can standardize on a unified and affordable rack-level, or top of rack, network infrastructure to provision and scale out Web 2.0 environments, high-performance clusters and virtualized data centers. Lenovo’s Ethernet RackSwitch family is designed to bring speed and intelligence to the edge of data center networks.
All Lenovo Switches support VMware interfaces and many support OpenFlow. The newer switches have a redesigned Cloud Network Operating System that support plugins for Ansible, VMware and OpenStack. Ongoing development plans include 5 new CNOS switches and support for third party O/S, Chef, Puppet, etc.
|Leading Verticals||Financials, Government & Education, Healthcare and Retail|
|In Customer Deployment||Yes|
|OCP Initiatives||Networking and Data Center|
|Linux Foundation Initiatives||OpenDaylight|
|Customers||Morgan Stanley, Cablevision, EXA, Opera Norway, Uninett Norway|
|Performance and Scalability||
Lenovo Top of Rack switches are a critical part of Lenovo solution architectures, delivering end to end configurations for cloud, big data/analytics, business applications, database, high performance and client virtualization. Switch features compliment and streamline solutions such as the hyperconverged HX series with Nutanix, including VMware/Prism plugins to manage all.
|Pricing||Lenovo Top of Rack Switches are priced to compete in the Large to Medium Enterprise data center marketplace as part of a datacenter solution adjusted to align with the solution pricing.|