ThinkSystem SR645 and SR665 two-socket servers feature enhanced performance and I/O connectivity for higher performance workloads.
Many industries, such as manufacturing need faster transaction processing, improved data analytics, and greater grid-computing capacity, while still improving efficiency and total cost of ownership (TCO).
To address these needs, Lenovo focuses on delivering open, reliable, and secure infrastructure solutions comprising industry-leading servers, storage, and software.
With the addition of the new ThinkSystem SR645 and SR665 servers featuring more CPU cores and a larger memory footprint, Lenovo can help customers accelerate higher performance workloads and improve efficiency.
ThinkSystem servers are designed for workloads such as in-memory databases, advanced analytics, virtualisation, and AI.
Next-generation technologies, including PCIe 4 support, which doubles I/O bandwidth eliminating potential bottlenecks found in previous generation servers increase networking capabilities essential for I/O intensive applications
Increased GPU support (up to 8x 75W NVidia T4s) allowing customers to efficiently implement video analytics and inference solutions for artificial intelligence
Increased onboard storage up to 40 2.5” drives or up to 32 NVMe drives allowing for dense software defined storage solutions
The high core counts allow customers to buy fewer servers, saving them rack space and power, in addition to obtaining results faster. These benefits are material in multiple industries:
In the financial services industry, typically, servers are in a premium space located near the exchanges so saving rack space is paramount
In retail environments, faster video analytics results can identify high-traffic areas in stores to strategically place products
In manufacturing, processes rely on efficiency, therefore the ability to quickly process analytics data allows for better quality control and improved throughput. This results in higher yields and better forecasting of warranty needs
In high performance computing (HPC) environments like scientific research, higher throughput means faster results, yielding earlier discoveries
The Lenovo SR665 server with AMD EPYC processors and the Xilinx Alveo FPGA-based real-time architecture provides an ideal acceleration platform to deliver unprecedented tick-to-trade performance.