OmniStack with Lenovo System x3650 M5

SimpliVity partners with Lenovo for the OmniStack Solution with ultra-reliable Lenovo System x3650 M5 servers. The hyperconverged infrastructure solution combines eight to 12 core data center functions on Lenovo System x3650 M5 rackmount servers. Those functions include the hypervisor, compute, storage, network switching, backup, replication, cloud gateway, caching, WAN optimization, real-time deduplication, and more.
OmniStack with Lenovo System x3650 M5  

With SimpliVity and Lenovo System x, achieve the economics and agility of the cloud while maintaining control of the environment with built-in data protection, data efficiency, and centralized management.


Fully integrated system. This solution combines Lenovo System x3650 M5 servers with OmniStack technology to converge all IT infrastructure and services below the hypervisor. Lenovo System x3650 M5 server combines built-in reliability and security with enterprise-class performance. The x3650 M5 offers high performance, pay-as-you-grow flexibility, and minimum downtime. Business-critical applications and cloud deployments run safely.

A wide range of all-flash and hybrid solutions meets any price, performance, and capacity requirement. Support any workload, from your most demanding, data intensive applications, to your core and edge of network data center services.

OmniStack Data Virtualization Platform. This is a globally aware file system with data optimization techniques. It enables a single shared, scalable compute and storage resource pool across multiple sites. It provides efficient data storage, management, and mobility. OmniStack includes policy-based backup that was built for VMs, plus WAN-optimized replication. All management takes place through familiar interfaces like VMware vCenter, at the VM level.

OmniStack Accelerator Card. This is a purpose-built PCIe card that deduplicates, compresses, and optimizes all data globally when it’s first written. On average, customers achieve 40:1 data efficiency while increasing application performance.

OmniStack with Lenovo

The OmniStack solution for Lenovo System x3650 M5 servers addresses a range of enterprise needs.

OmniStack with Lenovo System x3650 M5 Specifications  

* Effective capacity varies by environment, and is a function of the realized deduplication and compression rates. The capacities mentioned above offer a conservative range based on compression and deduplication rates found in standard primary storage use cases.

** RAM Usable capacity represents estimated memory resources available to virtual applications.

*** Additional network cards for Dual CPU models only.

Data Center Consolidation

Whether you’re consolidating multiple data centers into one, or converging IT within a single site, SimpliVity hyperconverged infrastructure simplifies IT. Combine all IT infrastructure and data services below the hypervisor in a single 2U hardware platform.

Data Protection

Improve RPOs and RTOs dramatically with hyper-efficient local and remote backup and recovery built into SimpliVity hyperconvergence solutions. Reduce your dependency on legacy backup and replication products.

Cloud Computing

Get the agility and economics of public cloud while delivering the application performance of a private cloud. Leverage private and/or public cloud resources to build out your hybrid cloud using SimpliVity.


Optimize performance, scalability and reliability for virtual desktop computing. Drive down costs by getting more desktop workloads on less infrastructure without impairing worker productivity or user satisfaction.


Bring remote and branch offices into the fold with SimpliVity’s Unified Protected ROBO solution. SimpliVity hyperconverged infrastructure solution brings data protection for ROBOs and centralizes management.

Tier-1 Applications

Run, manage, and protect your business-critical virtual workloads. Dramatically improve application performance with SimpliVity hyperconvergence, a modern infrastructure designed to host virtualized tier-1 applications.


Go to market faster with a highly efficient, agile infrastructure that can meet the rapidly changing demands of test and development environments. Speed up IT agility for DevOps and IaaS projects.


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