Lenovo and Bull have announced a strategic Alliance on NovaScale servers to target server market opportunities in China.
The Lenovo-Bull Alliance will address key application segments such as Business Intelligence, Enterprise Resource Planning and secure Internet-based application servers, as well as High-Performance Computing (HPC).
The two are launching a five-year cooperation based on the following terms:
– Bull will provide Lenovo with NovaScale 5000 and 6000 server series based on Intel Itanium 2 processors and its FAME (Flexible Architecture for Multiple Environments) technology,
– Lenovo will actively market these servers throughout China, for Enterprise Database and Business Intelligence applications, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Internet-based application servers and HPC.
– Lenovo will provide professional services and support services to its customers.
– Lenovo will also tailor these servers to specific local requirements, so as to fit the needs of Chinese customers and Independent Software Vendors (ISVs).
The partnership covers Bull NovaScale 5000 and 6000 series and may expand in the future to other Bull NovaScale series.