Lenovo DCG highlights new solutions at GITEX including Lenovo Financial Services
The technology on showcase focuses on utilising blockchain, AI, edge computing, and IoT in the data centre to help businesses with increased workloads in enterprise storage
Lenovo Data Center Group (DCG) showcased a series of new solutions at GITEX Technology Week in line with the company's 'Smarter Technology for All' strategy.
Dr Chris Cooper, managing director, Middle East, Africa & Turkey, Lenovo DCG, said in a statement: "IT spending is on the rise and businesses in the region are heavily investing in data centre innovation to support increasing workloads and manage large data sets.
"With our innovative high-performance computing solutions and unique business perspective on how to build end-to-end solutions with smart features, our products are truly transforming the market. We are here to serve businesses and support their growth as we venture into new age of digital transformation."
The solutions on display this year include the latest in blockchain and AI in the data centre, software defined data centre solutions, data analytics, edge and IoT computing and more. Visitors to Lenovo DCG’s stand have been able to immerse themselves in the innovations on display through experiential zones. The ThinkSystem storage solution, which is an all-flash and hybrid storage that accelerates access to data while allowing users to scale seamlessly from data centre to cloud, is also on display.
Lenovo DCG is also, for the first time, showcasing its Lenovo Financial Services solutions which provides a range of commercial payment solutions for the sale, procurement and consumption of any IT-related products and services. This was launched to help increase efficiency of acquisition, deployment, refresh and disposal of IT-related products designed to protect the region's environment.
John Knibbs, managing director of Lenovo Financial Services ‘META’, said: “These days, investing in technology is changing as many organisations move towards an 'as a service' economy. Consumption based Op Ex models represent a new approach for end users while the channel requires flexible payment solutions that enable sales and facilitates IT investment for their customers.
"At Lenovo Financial Services we do just that, by providing a range of commercial payment solutions for the sale, procurement and consumption of any OEM IT related products and services. We are proud to support the UAE government who are leading the way with initiatives to reduce regional electronic waste, support the circular economy and dispose of IT products to the highest environmental standards possible via our market leading ‘Re-CycleIT’ and ‘RecoverIT’ offerings.”
Lenovo DCG was also recognised as the Storage Vendor of the Year and the ‘Editor’s Choice’ Enterprise Vendor of the Year at the Tahawul Tech Awards.