Lenovo Announces a Strategic Alliance with Zenoss to Improve IT Service Delivery

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – January 15, 2014: Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY)  today announced a strategic alliance with Zenoss, a leader in unified monitoring and analytics, to help enterprises and service providers improve IT service reliability, responsiveness and operational efficiency.  With this agreement, Lenovo and Zenoss will extend the Zenoss Resource platform by adding the ZenPack plug-in to Lenovo’s lineup of x86 servers. 

The Zenoss Resource Manager provides enterprises and service providers with increased visibility into x86 server environments in virtualized, converged and cloud infrastructures.  The Zenoss Resource Manager automatically discovers and models all resources in the environment providing asset-service relationship context in real time. This software tool establishes a services-oriented view into the infrastructure, and helps to easily isolate and resolve problems even in rapidly changing environments.

Together, the Zenoss Resource platform and the Lenovo x86 ZenPack plug-in will enable advanced performance management and availability monitoring, event management, notification, and escalations in a single, intuitive, web-based interface. The combined solution will help clients move beyond component-level monitoring to unified, real-time service assurance in demanding datacenter environments powered by Lenovo.   

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“With this alliance, Lenovo and Zenoss are proactively addressing customer requirements for unified monitoring and event management of cloud-based applications running on virtual and physical infrastructures,” said Kelly Beavers, vice president, Enterprise Business Group, Lenovo.

 “Zenoss is excited to team with Lenovo to simplify the management of large scale data center virtual and cloud environments by delivering a unified, real-time, and scalable service assurance solution that enhances the visibility into complex infrastructures,” said Greg Stock, president and chief executive officer, Zenoss.

About Lenovo
Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a $39 billion global Fortune 500 company and a leader in providing innovative consumer, commercial, and enterprise technology. Our portfolio of high-quality, secure products and services covers PCs (including the legendary Think and multimode Yoga brands), workstations, servers, storage, smart TVs and a family of mobile products, including smartphones, tablets and apps. Join us on LinkedIn, follow us on Facebook or Twitter (@Lenovo) or visit us at www.lenovo.com.

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