Empowering IT management
Lenovo XClarity Controller is the embedded management engine in all ThinkSystem servers that is designed to standardize, simplify, and automate foundation server management tasks. Lenovo XClarity Administrator is a virtualized application that centrally manages ThinkSystem servers, storage, and networking, which can reduce provisioning time up to 95% versus manual operation. Running XClarity Integrator helps you streamline IT management, speed provisioning, and contain costs by seamlessly integrating XClarity into an existing IT environment.
Workload optimized support
New second-generation Intel® Xeon® processor Scalable family CPUs offer increased performance of 36% over the previous generation*, support for faster 2933MHz TruDDR4 memory, and Intel’s Vector Neural Network Instruction (VNNI) which accelerates processor performance on Deep Learning and AI workloads. Up to 6% increases in per-core performance and hardware security mitigations round out the enhanced capabilities featured in this next-generation processor technology from Intel.*
*Based on Intel internal testing, August 2018.
The ThinkSystem SR530 features a balance of performance, capacity, and value in a 1U form factor. Essential performance components are delivered in a combination that is designed to elevate the cost efficiency of the system, allowing the SR530 to meet both the workload needs and the budgetary needs of the enterprise.
- Incorporates the latest processor, memory, storage, and networking technologies
- Enterprise-class reliability and performance in a 1U chassis, at a price every business can afford
- Shared components across the ThinkSystem portfolio for reduced parts inventory, quicker servicing, and higher availability
- Industry-leading reliability and customer satisfaction (per independent industry surveys)
- Easy-to-use XClarity enterprise-class systems management that leverages industry standards, such as RedFish
- Highly energy-efficient, with ASHRAE A2 compliance, and A4 compliance (with limitations) for up to 45°C continuous operation
Lenovo XClarity Controller is an all-new hardware embedded management engine common in every ThinkSystem server. XClarity Controller features an uncluttered graphical user interface, industry standard Redfish-compliant REST APIs, and enables booting in half the time of prior generation servers, with up to 6x faster firmware updates.
Lenovo XClarity Administrator is a virtualized application that centrally manages ThinkSystem servers, storage, and networking. Via reusable patterns and policies, it ramps up and scales infrastructure provisioning and maintenance. It serves as a central integration point to extend your data center management processes to physical IT. Running XClarity Integrators in external IT applications, or integrating through REST APIs, helps you further speed services provisioning, streamline IT management, and contain costs.
Lenovo servers continue to be the industry’s #1 most reliable†, with the industry’s highest customer satisfaction rating.
|Processor (max)/Cache (max)||
Up to 2x Intel® Xeon® Platinum processor, up to 125W
Up to 768GB in 12x slots, using 64GB DIMMs 2666MHz TruDDR4
Up to 3x PCIe 3.0, via multiple riser options (either all-PCIe, or PCIe and ML2)
Up to 8 bays. SFF: 8x HS SAS/SATA; or LFF: 4x HS SAS/SATA; or 4x simple-swap (SS) SATA; PLUS up to 2x mirrored M.2 boot (opt. RAID 1)
|HBA/RAID Support||Software RAID std. (up to 8 ports); opt. hardware RAID (up to 8 ports) with flash cache; up to 8-port HBAs|
|Security and Availability Features||TPM 1.2/2.0; PFA; HS/redundant drives and PSUs; operating temp up to 45°C (with limitations); front-access diagnostics via dedicated USB port|
|Network Interface||2x 1GbE ports + 1x dedicated 1GbE management port (std); optional modular LOM supports 2x 1GbE Base-T or 2x 10GbE with Base-T or SFP+|
|Power||2x hot-swap/redundant (Energy Star 2.1): 550W/750W 80 PLUS Platinum; or 750W 80 PLUS Titanium|
|Systems Management||XClarity Controller embedded management, XClarity Administrator centralized infrastructure delivery, XClarity Integrator plugins, and XClarity Energy Manager centralized server power management|
|Operating Systems Supported||
Microsoft Windows Server, SLES, RHEL, VMware vSphere. Visit lenovopress.com/osig for details.
|Limited Warranty||1- and 3-year customer replaceable unit and onsite service, next business day 9×5, opt. service upgrades|
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