Lenovo launches EMC VNX5150 storage array

The VNX5150 platform is based on EMC’s midrange storage capabilities, says Al Mufleh.
The VNX5150 platform is based on EMC’s midrange storage capabilities, says Al Mufleh.

Lenovo has announced the UAE launch of the Lenovo EMC VNX5150 storage array, a SAN solution that offers SMBs excellent value with an affordable price.

Designed for demanding needs and unpredictable workloads for SMB environments, the new Lenovo EMC VNX5150 is a dual storage processor SAN with full redundancy for all major components and dual paths of connectivity through-out, available exclusively through Lenovo.

Based on EMC’s VNX unified storage family, the Intel-powered Lenovo EMC VNX5150 is perfectly designed to handle mixed workloads, both physical and virtual. The appliance has a 6-Gb/s SAS drivewith multi-protocol block connection support and either 2.5- or 3.5inch drive bays. The VNX5150 also offers impressive capacity, performance and efficiency at a competitive price.

“This new offering is part of a previously announced, multi-tier agreement between Lenovo and EMC to drive innovation in the server and storage market”, said Mohammad Al Mufleh, regional sales manager – Storage, Lenovo MEA. “The Lenovo EMC VNX5150 is a key solution element for enterprises, enabling Lenovo to provide server and storage solutions to our customers. The VNX5150 platform is a unique offering, based on EMC’s industry-leading midrange storage capabilities, tailored to the needs of Lenovo’s customers.”

The Lenovo EMC VNX5150 enables organisations to dynamically grow, share and cost-effectively manage multi-protocol block storage access via a robust platform for consolidation of legacy block storage, file servers, and direct-attached application storage. The VNX5150 supports iSCSI, Fibre Channel (FC), and FCoE access for high-bandwidth and latency-sensitive block applications.

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