REACHit lets you search Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive and Box all at once

How to Use REACHit—Lenovo’s Newest App—to Manage Your Cloud

It's a proud day here at Lenovo! After months of research, development and testing, we've released REACHit - the newest member of our DOit Apps family. Like it’s sister app SHAREit, REACHit was conceived as a... Read more

5 More Ways to Stay Safe this Holiday Season

This is part of a weekly series featuring content written by the Lenovo Companion App Content Team Recently, we shared McAfee’s 12 Scams of the Holidays and some important security protections you may... Read more

5 Tricks for Conquering Your Personal Cloud

REACHit connects Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive and Box This week, Lenovo launched REACHit, an app for Android and Windows PC (iOS coming soon) that makes it easy for you to access and organize files across Google Drive, Dropbox, Box and OneDrive. It’s part of... Read more

Water cooling with NeXtScale WCT

NeXtScale Water Cool Technology By Duncan Furniss, Consulting Client Technical Specialist for Lenovo in Canada NeXtScale WCT (Water Cool Technology) is the most efficient NeXtScale systems yet, due to both the efficiency of direct water cooling, and the additional performance and power... Read more

Another Holiday, More Scams: Tips to Stay Safe this Season from McAfee

This is part of a weekly series featuring content written by the Lenovo Companion App Content Team ‘Tis the season! For cyber threats, that is. In countries around the world, the months between November and January are... Read more

Deploy a Converged Infrastructure-based VDI Solution with FlexPac

GUEST BLOG by David Tareen. David is the Director of Product Marketing for Flex System.  What is one of the top challenges for IT departments? The need to deploy sophisticated and advanced technology that can help meet their needs faster and at lower cost. Many data centers are successfully addressing this challenge with converged infrastructure (CI), which include servers,... Read more

The x3750 M4 is a Proven Winner in the Financial Industry – New Lenovo case study.

Financial industry clients and industry benchmarks confirm that the System x3750 M4 is a proven winner for low latency transaction processing applications. Redline Trading Solutions Redline Trading Solutions creates ultra-low latency market data and order execution systems that enable firms to excel in today’s equities, options, futures and FX markets. With a huge amount of money at stake,... Read more

System x M5 Family

System x3550 M5 and x3650 M5 Offerings: What’s New?

Recently, Lenovo refreshed its existing mainstream System x dual-socket server offerings (1U rack x3550 M5 and the most popular 2U rack x3650 M5) by expanding support for the latest processor, networking, and storage technologies. In this blog, I'd like to briefly explore these new technologies and their potential benefits for different workload types. Also, I will discuss some industry... Read more

How to Monitor Your New PC and Find Common Support Solutions

This is part of a weekly series featuring content from the Lenovo Companion App We want to ensure you have everything at your fingertips to monitor your new PC. Hopefully you won't run into any problems with your new Lenovo system, but if you do, continue reading to find out where to go to diagnose the problem and find... Read more

Business Value of 4 & 8 Socket Scale-Up Deployments

In the previous blog, I spoke about Enterprise applications that drive the need for 4 and 8 socket scale-up deployments. In this blog, I’m going to talk about the business value of scale–up deployments. Companies consolidating workloads from scale-out x86 servers to scale-up servers can experience savings in a number of categories, including server and networking cost reduction,... Read more

Lenovo & Cloudera for Hadoop Deployments

Lenovo is proud to formally announce a partnership with Cloudera to bring forward a tool box of solutions for Hadoop deployments. Lenovo’s newly acquired System x portfolio had an existing relationship with Cloudera, and has released a variety of reference architectures around Cloudera’s Enterprise Data Hub & Hadoop Distribution. These solutions were aimed at large enterprise... Read more

Join the Lenovo HPC Team at SC14 ─ the Supercomputing Show of the Year!

The Supercomputing Conference 2014 (SC14) is taking place in New Orleans from November 16-20 and is focused on high-performance computing (HPC). HPC innovations are helping to solve some of the world’s toughest problems and have far reaching impact in a wide range of industries, including automotive, finance, electronics, pharmaceuticals, government and big data analytics. For more than two decades,... Read more

How to Enter the BIOS Setup Utility or Boot Menu with Windows 8.1 | Support Tips

This is part of a weekly series featuring content from the Lenovo Companion App (this post originally appeared on Lenovo Support) For our advanced, tech-savvy users out there, we know you may want to enter Setup Utility or the Boot Menu in Windows 8.1. Here’s how to do it. By default, a Windows 8/8.1 shutdown is... Read more