Lenovo on Cloud9 with bucket full of milestones


Lenovo TruScale Infrastructure as-a-Service also grew more than 600% YOY Year-to-Date.

Lenovo’s storage innovation and channel-centric strategy helped the company drive record growth and infrastructure leadership.

Lenovo has announced new solutions to enable customers to better solve for rapidly growing data management needs, coupled with new milestones in its enterprise storage momentum. For the first time, Lenovo is ranked as the #1 storage provider in the “Price Bands 1-4 (storage <$25K) external storage” category, which represents 61% of the total market for storage device units sold globally1. In EMEA for the second consecutive quarter Lenovo was ranked #1 storage provider in the same category. 

Lenovo also grew to the #5 storage provider globally in all segments, according to IDC Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker, 4Q22. Additionally, its new enterprise-class storage solutions deliver significant power efficiency increases and datacenter space savings to help support sustainability goals while new ThinkSystem storage systems help safeguard critical data with advanced ransomware protection. Lenovo’s storage portfolio has experienced significant growth in the last year with an all-time record 138% YTY revenue increase.  

“Lenovo is committed to being the industry’s most trusted partner and empowering our customers’ intelligent transformation. Our tremendous growth in the market, now becoming the #1 storage provider in price bands <$25K, underscores the trust customers and partners have placed in Lenovo through our channel-centric strategy. The breadth of our data management portfolio is continuing to expand with our recently announced WEKA solutions, custom cloud storage solutions, and an ever-increasing software defined portfolio,” said Kirk Skaugen, President, Lenovo Infrastructure Solutions Group. 

Fueled by strong market momentum in edge-to-cloud servers, storage, and software, Lenovo is further transforming into a full-service solutions provider with continued expansion and leadership across a comprehensive infrastructure solutions portfolio. As part of the company’s overall achievement, Lenovo TruScale Infrastructure as-a-Service also grew more than 600% YOY Year-to-Date.

“Retaining #1 ranking in the entry storage market in EMEA for a second quarter exemplifies the trust our partners and customers have in Lenovo Data Management solutions. We are growing and delivering results through consistency, reliability, and partnerships with smart and innovative solutions that help customers better monetize their data in multiple industries across the region,” said Marco Pozzoni, Director – EMEA Storage Sales, Lenovo. 

Lenovo offers a comprehensive portfolio of enterprise-class data management solutions from entry to high end, including enterprise storage arrays and infrastructure, Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI), Software Defined Storage (SDS), TruScale Infinite Storage as-a-service, and vertically focused workload solutions working with ISV application software partners. Leveraging in-house design and manufacturing capabilities to drive innovation, Lenovo is releasing new storage solutions to protect against threats to customers’ critical data. 

TruScale Infrastructure as-a-Service, which enables all of Lenovo’s data management offerings to be consumed via a pay-as-you-go model, has been solving a lot of Data Management Needs for Customers. Petco, which operates more than 1,500 pet care centers across the U.S., Mexico, and Puerto Rico, is modernizing its IT infrastructure to support its customer success strategy. The company is deploying a network of Lenovo ThinkSystem DE4000 storage systems and SR650 V2 servers to gain better data insights and scalability through a flexible consumption and deployment model.

“Petco is focused on setting new standards in pet care with seamless, one-stop shopping and more personalized support for pet parents, and our data management infrastructure is critical to delivering this experience for customers. Petco is leveraging industry-leading Lenovo ThinkSystem storage and servers with the Lenovo TruScale as-a-Service model to unlock faster insights to help us deliver new and differentiated offerings to the market,” said Guillermo Cortés Prieto, Director of Technological Innovation and Systems at Petco Mexico. 

Further, the company has been very committed towards the needs of its channel community besides bringing solutions. Lenovo delivers value for channel partners when it comes to data management and storage solutions through the Lenovo 360 global channel framework for partners and a channel-centric commitment. Partners can easily access the full breadth and depth of the Lenovo portfolio across services and solutions, infrastructure, and intelligent devices. The framework helps partners to strengthen their position in the market and better respond to customer needs.  

“With a channel centric mindset and broadened focus on entry storage lines, Lenovo ISG continues to grow its channel success with Ingram Micro—enabling more and more partners to solve the storage needs of their customers. By tapping into our Advanced Solutions team and Lenovo’s 360 partner framework, channel partners gain valuable resources and are better equipped to deliver and manage secure, end-to-end storage solutions to businesses of all sizes,” said Cheryl Rang, Executive Director, Advanced Solutions, Ingram Micro. 

Providing greater efficiency and control over product development, innovation and supply chain operations, Lenovo has expanded its global reach, servicing over 180 markets with 35+ manufacturing facilities, including its first European in-house manufacturing facility recently opened in Hungary.

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