Lenovo improves customer experience with new Innovation Centre on site at manufacturing site in Budapest
New capabilities and capacity enables global customers to test proof of concept (POC) solutions on the latest technology with unmatched lead times
High Performance Computing solutions will be tested on site with world leading liquid cooling technology facilities
Budapest, Hungary – October 19, 2023: Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced the Europe based Innovation Centre specializing in HPC and AI, will now operate with enhanced customer experience from the in-house manufacturing facility in Budapest.
Running the new Innovation Center operations from the Budapest factory with onsite inventory stock, allows Lenovo customers to access the most advanced power and cooling infrastructure solutions and latest generation technology within the supply chain. This access ensures that workloads are tested on accurate representations of end purchased solutions, enabling customers to know with certainty the Lenovo solution installed will perform successfully for the intended workload.
The location of Lenovo’s new Innovation Centre will provide:
Increased capacity to host up to 50% more customer POC’s a year
Access to the latest technology for customer POC’s to be built with significantly reduced lead time
On site facilities for potential and existing customers to see live testing of POC’s and the manufacturing of their final solutions in house
Lenovo’s first liquid cooling testing and demonstration facility within Europe
Per Overgaard, CTO, Infrastructure Solutions Group EMEA said “Lenovo leads with a clear commitment to our customers throughout their buying journey. This Innovation Centre facilitates a collaborative approach to infrastructure solution building, and now our customers can test their workloads more accurately, on the latest technology, and ensure their solution is precisely the configuration required.”
Innovation Centre Value and Output
Lenovo Innovation Centers allow potential customers to pilot new data center solutions in real-time before making a purchase. The new facility provides the opportunity for customers to test joint solutions built with partners including Intel, AMD, and NVIDIA.
Virtual, and now in person, access to POC’s allows customers to test workloads in datacenter environments with full transparency, and the ability to adjust configurations that deliver better value.
Lenovo’s European customers benefit from knowing that the datacenter infrastructure tested in the Innovation Center, and shipped from Budapest come from a secure and stable supply chain, and contribute to the European economy.
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