Lenovo expands its portfolio of business devices on Linux
Lenovo announced the expansion of its portfolio of workstations, ThinkStation and ThinkPad P series on the basis of operating system Linux®. Soon the whole range of Lenovo workstations will be certified for the most popular Linux® Ubuntu® and Red Hat® – all models of each configuration.
Manufacturers of IT equipment annually sell more than 250 million computers, of 2.87% (7.2 million) of which buy to work on the Linux operating system® (OS).1 Today, the number of developers, applications engineers and scientists is increasing, making the once niche Linux® is in demand.
Users previously had to customize a work Linux®, installing it on the device without the OS or removing the installed system. However, such changes can often impair the stability of the operation of computer equipment, reduces productivity, and also to exclude the further IT support. Now users do not have to intervene in the operation of the device, because you can buy ready-made solutions of good quality.
So that users do not waste time looking for software, workstations, Lenovo received comprehensive support – from security patches and updates to better protection, check the hardware drivers, firmware and BIOS optimization. In addition, Lenovo will cooperate with the developers of the Linux® kernel and to send their drivers for inclusion in the main kernel to ensure stability and compatibility of products.
Developers and system administrators to the IT-engineers and scientists – will be able to access the wide range of software and tools artificial intelligence.
Certification of devices to work with Red Hat Enterprise Linux® and Ubuntu LTS will have a favourable effect on the work of IT-departments of enterprise customers. Technical divisions of companies often are not able to cope with all the problems in the system, and they are more difficult to control devices without specialized knowledge of the architecture of Linux®. Pre-installed Linux® on devices Lenovo provides IT managers with better autonomy of network devices, and provides service support from Lenovo, Red Hat and Ubuntu. It simplifies the process of device management and control version of the OS, which is used by the employees.
Ubuntu LTS and Red Hat stability and improved security
Installing the device OS is Ubuntu LTS, Lenovo offers a stable and more secure version of the popular Ubuntu distribution. With Ubuntu LTS users get a five-year extended support cycle. Canonical company engaged in the development and support of Ubuntu, constantly checks the certification and conducts regression testing of systems to ensure maximum comfort for users.
The entire portfolio of workstations, Lenovo will also receive certification in Red Hat Enterprise Linux®. So this is a reliable, convenient and powerful OS will be on more devices than ever before. Red Hat Enterprise Linux® offers reliability and stability that will allow comfortable working with graphics, animation and scientific research. Also in the ecosystem of Red Hat, the company collaborates with the Fedora project to install Fedora on laptops P53 and P1 of the second generation.
Certifying the whole range of workstations and ThinkPad ThinkStation P series, Lenovo meets the specialized needs of users and provides a pleasant experience with Linux®. New workstations will be available for order with the ability to customize the device to meet the needs of the user. Full web support, special Linux forums, a user setting – this and much more the user gets, when choosing a new device on a Linux® from Lenovo.