13 November 2017

Mellanox Deployment Collaboration with Lenovo will Power Canada’s Largest Supercomputer Centre with Leading Performance, Scalability for High Performance Computing Applications

SUPERCOMPUTING’17 – Nov. 13, 2017 – Mellanox Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MLNX), a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end smart interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, today announced that the University of Toronto has selected the Mellanox InfiniBand solutions to accelerate its new leading supercomputer in Canada. The new system will leverage the new Dragonfly+ network topology, built on Lenovo’s ultra-dense ThinkSystem SD530 high-performance computing server for processing power, developed to deliver an Exascale-ready infrastructure optimized for cost performance and unlimited scalability. 
09 November 2017

Lenovo’s New Server Portfolio Seizes 88 #1 World Performance Benchmarks; More than Double its Nearest Competitor

RALEIGH, NC – November 9, 2017 – Today, Lenovo (HKSE: 992) announced that it doubled its x86 world record benchmark count with 46 new benchmarks based on the Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processor, more than any other vendor in the latest Intel benchmark cycle(1). Lenovo’s ThinkSystem and ThinkAgile portfolio of solutions are engineered to help customers reduce complexity and tackle their most challenging workloads, and now with 88 total world record benchmarks, Lenovo continues driving their lead in data center performance. 
03 November 2017

Star Wars™: Jedi Challenges arrives in stores starting on November 3

Starting today, Lenovo™ and Disney are bringing Star Wars: Jedi Challenges, a new smartphone-powered augmented reality product, to local retailers and Lenovo online — allowing fans to experience Star Wars in a new and exciting way at home. Each box comes with the Lenovo Mirage™ AR headset, Lightsaber controller and Tracking Beacon that players use to hone their Jedi talents, offering several hours of multi-level immersive gameplay.
 

24 October 2017

Chasing Glaciers with Mission Arctic

With polar bear encounters, weathering dangerous storms, and surviving life on board, the Mission Arctic extreme eco-expedition team members experienced endless adventures during their time at sea. We recently had a chance to catch up with Dr. Ulyana Horodyskyj for a Q&A about her experiences with this incredible journey.
24 October 2017

Lenovo™ and Intel® Deliver Simpler and Safer Online Authentication Experiences

81 percent of data breaches last year involved weak, default or stolen passwords, and phishing attacks have grown 65 percent year-on-year. Protecting online privacy, identity and all types of data is more important than ever – requiring more robust security practices. Lenovo and Intel today announced the first PC-ready built-in authentication measures to support users’ online browsing, working and shopping. Using Intel Online Connect on 7th and 8th Gen Intel Core processors, Lenovo’s latest PCs including the Yoga™ 920, ThinkPad™ X1 Tablet (2nd generation), ThinkPad X1 Carbon (5th generation) and IdeaPad™ 720S integrate FIDO-certified authenticators directly into the core of the PCs, bringing simpler and safer online authentication when logging into popular websites like PayPal, Google, Dropbox and Facebook.
19 October 2017

Lenovo Announces Intel Xeon Scalable Processor Support for ThinkAgile SX for Microsoft Azure Stack

Lenovo is pleased to share that ThinkAgile SX for Microsoft Azure Stack will support the new Intel Xeon Scalable processors, providing the latest in Intel performance later this year. An Intel Xeon processor not only boosts performance, but also increases memory bandwidth and enlarges virtual machine density. ThinkAgile SX for Microsoft Azure Stack is built on an industry-proven ThinkSystem infrastructure. 
11 October 2017

Mapping Coastal Areas and Achieving New Discoveries

The Mission Arctic team has returned safely home from their extreme adventure, gathering information about lost expedition sites, climate change, the wooly mammoth, hidden treasures, and more.

This week’s Mission Arctic crew member Q&A features Science Officer Dr. Dan Carlson and his experience at sea. Dr. Carlson chatted with us about his overall objectives for the trip, and the unique technologies he used—in addition to his Lenovo Think laptop—to collect intel and conduct research to share with his colleagues at the Arctic Research Center. 
05 October 2017

Our Eyes and Ears into the Mission Arctic Expedition

The Mission Arctic extreme expedition team is safely home from their travels through uncharted Arctic waters, guided by Lenovo Think laptops and tablets. During their time at sea, we posted the first of a series of blog posts spotlighting the crew members of Mission Arctic, sitting down with Nick Peissel to hear about the expedition’s objectives and goals first hand.
 
Now, we’re sitting down with Gareth Carr, Mission Arctic’s on-the-ground crew member and key coordinator, for his perspective on this recording-breaking journey and his role on the team.
05 October 2017

Happy 25th Birthday ThinkPad!

Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today proudly announced, at an exclusive event at the Yamato Labs in Japan, the birthplace of ThinkPad, a limited-edition model to celebrate twenty-five years of design and engineering innovation. The ThinkPad Anniversary Edition 25 is a modern incarnation of the classic design and includes iconic “retro” features such as a backlit 7-row ThinkPad Classic keyboard, dedicated volume buttons, multiple status LEDs and a multicolor logo.
04 October 2017

Lenovo Scholar Network: Milestones and Mission

Following the recent announcement that the Lenovo Scholar Network (LSN) has added 68 new NAF academies to its STEM education and mobile app development program, we sat down with Rob Cato, who leads Lenovo’s Public Sector and education business in the U.S.to discuss the NAF partnership.