Lenovo focused on enterprise in region
Lenovo in Malaysia has gotten bigger, with Southeast Asia headquarters region functions now located in the country since early April.
Lenovo Malaysia’s Country General Manager Khoo Hung Chuan explained, “Previously we have a local team with support for the APAC region. The team is bigger now and we will be working closely with regions so speed of execution will be faster now.”
Khoo shared announcement of Malaysia’s new role during the launch of its full range of user experiences, across a new range of devices spanning its consumer, commercial and enterprise segments.
During the event, Lenovo Malaysia’s Enterprise Segment Lead Luke Tan shared his view of the kind of impact having Lenovo’s SEA HQ in Malaysia. He said, “Lenovo as a global company and worldwide technology leader has a very diversified culture and different skill sets and talents performing complementary roles from all over the world and throughout SEA. Some of the global functions are also based in Asia.”
Tan who oversees key enterprise accounts, also introduced a new and enhanced Lenovo enterprise portfolio, highlighting that independent research findings by TBR, that Lenovo’s servers are the most reliable.
“In the commercial segment, we have to look at security and reliability and Lenovo focuses a lot on this, for the enterprise segment.”
He also shared, “As a major technology brand that has the full end-to-end portfolio across PCs, mobile and enterprise, Lenovo Malaysia partners with a range of companies that are best-in-class globally as well as in Malaysia.” These partners include system integrators, services partners, MNCs and strategic alliance partners to deliver total solutions.
“Together with these partners, we are confident to grow our overall business,” he said.
Apart from the acquisition of IBM’s System x business in late 2014, Lenovo also has partnerships with leading solutions providers such as Nutanix, SAP, Red Hat, and Juniper. Tan shared also that they work closely with Intel on high-end processors and performance workloads, so as to unlock the potential of the data centre with their hardware.
On the software side of things, he introduced Lenovo XClarity Administrator, a centralised resource management solution that reduces complexity and increases availability of Lenovo server systems and solutions.
The solution is also offered as a mobile app for iOS and Android devices, so administrators can securely monitor physical systems, get real time alerts and act upon common system level tasks.
Lenovo XClarity Pro provides integration into Microsoft Systems Centre and VMware vCenter, ultimately allowing automation and more resiliency in virtual environments.