Lenovo ThinkSystem Portfolio Clinches Triple Victory In CRN 2023 Products of the Year Awards

In a triumphant sweep, Lenovo's ThinkSystem portfolio clinched three CRN 2023 Products of the Year Awards, dominating the AI Infrastructure, Industry-Standard Servers and Enterprise Storage categories. These accolades underscore Lenovo's commitment to providing cutting-edge solutions that propel businesses in a competitive, digital era.

  • December 21, 2023 | Author: Alan Strakey
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Lenovo’s ThinkSystem portfolio won three 2023 CRN Products of the Year Awards in the AI Infrastructure, Industry-Standard Servers and Enterprise Storage categories. This recognition highlights Lenovo’s dedication to providing cutting-edge solutions that empower businesses to thrive in today’s competitive and digitally driven world.


The CRN 2023 Products of the Year awards honor IT products and services that showcase advanced technology within the industry, catering to the evolving needs of channel partners and their customers. A panel of experts from CRN selected winners across 33 different technology categories. These finalists underwent evaluation by solution providers, who assessed them based on factors such as innovation, revenue potential, profitability and customer demand.


AI Infrastructure Category Winner—Lenovo ThinkSystem SR675 V3

In the evolving field of machine learning (ML) and AI, performance is crucial. Businesses are actively searching for infrastructure solutions that can meet and surpass demanding computing requirements for running AI applications and various ML workloads at the edge.


The overall winner in this category was Lenovo’s ThinkSystem SR675 V3, which scored highest in revenue generation, profitability and meeting customer needs. The SR675 V3 is a versatile GPU-rich 3U rack server that delivers optimal performance for AI, high-performance computing and graphical workloads. The system runs on one or two AMD EPYC 9004 Series processors and supports up to eight double-wide GPUs, including the new NVIDIA H100 and L40S Tensor Core GPUs or the NVIDIA HGX H100 4-GPU offering NVLink. The server also incorporates Lenovo Neptune liquid to air cooling technology, which helps reduce energy consumption and infrastructure expenses.


Industry-Standard Servers Category WinnerLenovo ThinkSystem V3

Lenovo is the winner in the Industry-Standard Servers category, and customer need subcategory for its ThinkSystem V3 servers. These servers prioritize performance while offering reliability, management capabilities and enhanced security features. They are designed to maximize performance and flexibility to support business growth.


The ThinkSystem V3 is available in rack, tower, high-density and mission-critical configurations. The systems are powered by Intel Xeon Scalable and AMD EPYC processors, including the next-generation Neptune Direct Water-Cooling technology. 


Enterprise Storage Category WinnerLenovo ThinkSystem DG Enterprise Storage Arrays

The Lenovo ThinkSystem DG Enter­prise Storage Arrays emerged as the top choice in the Enterprise Storage category, excelling in technology, revenue and profit and addressing customer needs. These advanced SAN storage systems were specifically designed to handle enterprise AI tasks and large datasets, offering faster data processing capabilities. The arrays utilize a flash Quad Level Cell architecture, delivering up to six times better performance while being 50 percent more cost effective than traditional HDD arrays.


Channel Centric WinnerLenovo 360

Lenovo's commitment to being the most channel-centric company in the industry remains steadfast as we enter the new year. The organization continues to prioritize the development of solutions, incentive programs and resources that empower Lenovo 360 partners. This approach enables them to unlock possibilities and achieve sustainable growth while fostering profitable partnerships.

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