Lenovo announced a global expansion of its Linux portfolio, extending its certification program that was announced in June to include PCs preinstalled with Canonical's Ubuntu LTS operating system
Previously only accessible to enterprises via a customized bid, a comprehensive range of nearly 30 Ubuntu-loaded devices will now be available for purchase via Lenovo.com. These include 13 "ThinkStation and ThinkPad P Series Workstations and an additional 14 ThinkPad T, X, X1 and L series laptops, all with the 20.04 LTS version of Ubuntu, with the exception of the L series which will have version 18.04.
'Lenovo's vision of enabling smarter technology for all really does mean 'for all'. Our announcement of device certification in June was a step in the right direction to enable customers to more easily install Linux on their own. Our goal is to remove the complexity and provide the Linux community with the premium experience that our customers know us for. This is why we have taken this next step to offer Linux-ready devices right out of the box,' said Igor Bergman, Vice President of PCSD Software & Cloud at Lenovo..."
The International Stevie Awards recently named Lenovo the winner of a Silver Stevie Award in the Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year - More Than 2,500 Employees' category in the 17th annual awards
"The International Business Awards are the world's premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide - public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small - are eligible to submit nominations. The 2020 IBAs received entries from organizations in 63 nations and territories.
Lenovo develops smarter technology to solve problems, create opportunities, and enable the world's intelligent transformation. Since the days of helping man first walk on the moon, Lenovo's innovations have moved the technological advancement of our world. In the past year, Lenovo has launched the world's first foldable laptop, the ThinkPad X1 Fold laptop, and the foldable razr smartphone, Lenovo has cemented itself as a leader of the global tech industry..."
Lenovo announced a new generation ThinkSmart Hub offering a sleeker design in a smaller footprint
"A premium all-in-one meeting room system, Hub delivers a richer audio
experience with four improved speakers and microphones and a smarter
single cable mechanism to reduce clutter. Featuring a new rotatable
10.1-inch Full HD touch display and more visible LED indicators,
the new Hub is powered by an Intel Core i5 processor with vPro
technology. Available for Microsoft Teams Rooms, the ThinkSmart Hub
with the built-for-business Intel vPr platform keeps teams secure,
productive and collaborative and offers businesses an easy to set up
and use conferencing solution..."
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