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Lenovo ThinkSystem DM Series Room for Improvement

IT Solutions Architect at nds Netzwerksysteme GmbH

The licensing model needs to be revisited. It needs to be simplified.

When using flash, users need to calculate the correct combination of SSDs to ensure the correct amount is provided to the customer. If a customer, for example, needs 30 terabytes of disc space or flash storage, a lot of testing and calculations need to happen to see if this is possible to get to with just flash storage.

The solution needs to offer more storage tools so clients can scale while the costs can be kept low.

Lenovo DM offers a costing tool, however, it could be simplified a bit more. If it was easier to use, the costing could happen sooner and everything could get to market faster.

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SV
Technical Specialist at a tech vendor with 11-50 employees

Unfortunately, this is a very expensive solution. At the end of the day it's the client that decides whether to implement.

I'd like to see a clustering mode included in the solution as an additional feature. 

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KS
General Manager at a tech services company with 11-50 employees

Many people do not realize that Lenovo has a storage solution, so better marketing from the vendor is needed.

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Group IT Architect & Network Engineer at a engineering company with 11-50 employees

It takes a very long time to enter the management console, as well as to restart the system, and these are things that should be improved.

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