Lenovo announced two new tower servers at the 2013 Intel Developer Forum -- the ThinkServer TS140 and ThinkServer TS440. Armed with the latest Intel Xeon E3 processors and Intel 9.0 for remote manageability, these whisper-quiet tower servers are designed for "powerful" performance and "expansive" scalability, ideal for SMBs and MSPs that require rich features and functionality at an attractive price point.
"Lenovo's ThinkServer TS140 and TS440 benefits from our latest Intel technologies for MSPs and SMBs who need enterprise-grade tower servers that are powerful, easy to manage and highly scalable," said Shannon Poulin, vice president and general manager, Intel Data Center Marketing Group. "Working with Lenovo, we believe our latest Intel Xeon E3 processors and Intel 9.0 solution delivers a compelling combination of performance and remote manageability for small businesses and distributed office environments. Customers are delighted with the performance and reliability of Lenovo ThinkServer tower servers," said Jeff Doggendorf, vice president, Engineering Services, Technology Associates.
Equipped with the latest Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3 processors, the ThinkServer TS140 and TS440 tower servers offer 15 percent "faster" performance than previous generations. The TS140 and TS440 also feature Intel 9.0 to provide remote manageability tools for "easy and efficient" server maintenance. Intel AMT technology is certified with popular MSP ecosystem management consoles like N-Able, Level Platforms and Kasaya, enabling MSPs to manage end-user networks remotely.
The TS140 is quieter, has twice the I/O expansion, and offers more RAID options and storage capacity than its predecessor. It uses the latest Intel Xeon processors and has up to 4 disk bays supporting up to four 4TB disks. The TS140 provides remote manageability with Intel 9.0, KVM diagnostics and repair. Businesses who prefer environmentally friendly and efficient technology will like the optional 92 percent efficiency Power Supply Unit and that the TS140 uses 65 percent post-consumer recycled plastic. Coupled with its compact, quiet chassis design, the ThinkServer TS140 is designed for retail deployments or use in front offices.
Combining server reliability and expansive scalability, the TS440 "delivers powerful, enterprise-grade performance" for SMBs requiring a server that grows with their business over time. The TS440 is" a highly affordable, feature-rich server that offers industry-leading performance, strong data protection and whisper quiet operation." The TS440 offers the reliability needed for business with optional redundant power supplies, up to 32TB of storage, advanced hardware RAID and chassis intrusion alert. The TS440 is environmentally friendly with optional 92% efficiency Power Supply Units. The systems are managed with industry standard Intel 9.0 with hardware monitor and remote control capability. Like the TS140, the TS440 also uses 65 percent post-consumer recycled plastic.
"Lenovo is very focused on SMB customers and we recognize their unique IT challenges. They require enterprise-grade server capabilities in a form factor and cost bracket that works for them," said Roy Guillen, vice president and general manager, Enterprise Product Group, Lenovo. "The ThinkServer TS140 and TS440 provide outstanding performance, exceptional remote manageability and powerful data protection in an environmentally friendly package ideal for SMBs and MSPs."
Pricing for the ThinkServer TS140 starts at $421.
Pricing for the ThinkServer TS440 starts at $679.