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Lenovo ThinkServer Systems Certified for Oracle VM and Oracle Linux

September 23, 2013 No Comments

SOURCE: Lenovo

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – September 23, 2013: Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced its ThinkServer rack portfolio has been tested and certified with Oracle Linux and Oracle VM.  Certification testing was performed using Oracle Linux with the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel, which is optimized for enterprise software and hardware. With this certification, Lenovo’s ThinkServer rack portfolio is now ready for running mission-critical and virtualized enterprise Oracle applications and offers customers a versatile, cost-effective, open standards-based solution.  Lenovo has also achieved Oracle Linux Ready and Oracle VM Ready status through Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN).

“This certification underscores Oracle’s confidence in our ThinkServer rack portfolio and Lenovo’s commitment in serving customers’ data centers and the private cloud,” said Darrel Ward, vice president, Enterprise Product Group.  “Lenovo ThinkServer together with Oracle Linux and Oracle VM enhance an organization’s ability to run business-critical applications and improve overall operating efficiency.”

The certification process helps ensure that customers can benefit from the pre-tested and certified solutions. Having completed the rigorous testing guidelines as part of Oracle’s Hardware Compatibility List (HCL) program for Oracle Linux and Oracle VM, Lenovo ThinkServer systems are ready for deployment in Oracle environments. Lenovo also plans to test and validate its new series of ThinkServer rack servers to meet customers’ demanding performance levels for running enterprise-class business applications.

“By certifying Lenovo’s ThinkServer rack portfolio with Oracle Linux and Oracle VM, our customers gain greater confidence and choice in the infrastructure for their enterprise applications,” said Wim Coekaerts, senior vice president, Linux and Virtualization Engineering, Oracle. “Together Oracle and Lenovo provide customers with tested solutions for modern data centers and clouds.”

For more information on Lenovo ThinkServer Systems that have achieved Oracle HCL certification, visit

About Oracle PartnerNetwork

Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle’s partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle’s growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise and proven success. To find out more visit

About Lenovo

Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a US$34 billion personal technology company – the largest PC maker in the world and an emerging PC Plus leader – serving customers in more than 160 countries. Dedicated to exceptionally engineered PCs and mobile internet devices, Lenovo’s business is built on product innovation, a highly-efficient global supply chain and strong strategic execution.  Formed by Lenovo Group’s acquisition of the former IBM Personal Computing Division, the Company develops, manufactures and markets reliable, high-quality, secure and easy-to-use technology products and services. Its product lines include legendary Think-branded commercial PCs and Idea-branded consumer PCs, as well as servers, workstations, and a family of mobile internet devices, including tablets and smart phones. Lenovo, a global Fortune 500 company, has major research centers in Yamato, Japan; Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, China; and Raleigh, North Carolina.  For more information see



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