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Juniper Networks and Lenovo form global datacentre partnership


Lenovo and Juniper Networks have announced a global strategic partnership to drive development of next-generation datacentre infrastructure solutions.

Lenovo and Nutanix combo to run private cloud over hyperconverged datacentres


Datacentre hardware maker Lenovo is to install Nutanix Software in a bid to speed up the process of building the infrastructures that support private clouds.

Comcast, Lenovo join OpenDaylight SDN effort

Comcast and Lenovo have thrown their weight behind the OpenDaylight Project

Comcast and Lenovo have thrown their hats into the OpenDaylight Project, an open source collaboration between many of the industry’s major networking incumbents on the core architectures enabling software defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualisation (NFV).

Cisco, HP keep the lead in cloud infrastructure

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Data recently published by Synergy Research Group suggest Cisco and HP maintained their leadership of the cloud infrastructure kit market in the fourth quarter of last year, with the two firms accounting for over a quarter of worldwide server revenues globally.

Lenovo aims partner programme at MSPs, cloud providers

Lenovo has unveiled a service provider programme targeted at MSPs and cloud service providers

In its first big push since acquiring IBM’s low-end x86 server division Lenovo has launched its first managed service provider and cloud service provider programme.

CES 2015: A whirlwind of IoT devices

CES 2015 has seen demonstrations of some new and interesting mobile-related tech

At CES 2015 there has been a small whirlwind of activity and announcements around mobile-powered technology. In the main, it’s been about wearables and the smart watch so far, but there’s also been some weird and wonderful conceptions giving us a glimpse of what might become reality in 2015.

US regulators clear IBM divestiture to Lenovo

IBM gets that cloud and big data is where its capacity for future revenue generation lie

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has approved the sale of IBM’s lower end x86 hardware business to Lenovo, an acquisition first announced in January following years of dwindling sales and increasingly pressured margins.

HP, Foxconn partner to target cloud service providers

HP and Foxconn are partnering to design and manufacture servers optimised for cloud service providers

HP and Chinese manufacturing giant announced a joint venture this week that will see both companies work together to develop cloud-optimised servers specifically for service providers. The move comes as the enterprise server market continues to decline.

Voxox inks distribution agreement with Lenovo on cloud-based comms

Voxox's distribution agreement with Lenovo will see the cloud comms service pre-loaded onto over 5 million laptops

US-based IP communications provider Voxox announced a partnership with Lenovo this week that will see the company’s platform pre-loaded on the PC maker’s laptops. The agreement will see Voxox’s communications suite loaded on over five million Lenovo laptops distributed globally in the first phase.

IBM sells off low-end X86 business to focus on cloud, big data and Watson

IBM has sold its low-end x86 business to Lenovo for $2.3bn

IBM has entered into an agreement with Lenovo that will see that latter acquire IBM’s low-end x86 server business following hardware sales declines for the enterprise IT incumbent spanning nearly two years. The acquisition, valued at roughly $2.3bn, will likely help refocus the company on its new initiatives including cloud, big data, and cognitive computing as a service.