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Lenovo Flex System supports growing organisation

Ernsting's Family

Client Success Summary

Ernsting’s family GmbH & Co. KG supports rapidly expanding operations with superscalable Lenovo Flex System.

 As business blossomed, clothing retailer Ernsting’s family GmbH & Co. KG, found that its existing IT infrastructure was struggling to cope with increased demand. Working closely with Lenovo partner CANCOM, the company implemented a high-performance, highly scalable Lenovo Flex System solution capable of supporting mission-critical systems even as business volumes soar.

Solution components


  • Lenovo Flex System Enterprise Chassis
  • Lenovo Flex System x240 M5 compute nodes with Intel Xeon E5 processor family
  • Lenovo Flex System Fabric EN4093R 10 Gb Scalable Switch
  • IBM Spectrum Virtualize
  • IBM Storewize V700
  • Brocase SAN infrastructure


  • Lenovo XClarity Administrator
  • Lenovo XClarity Integrator for VMware vCenter
  • Citrix XenApp
  • Citrix XenDesktop
  • VMware vCentre Server
  • VMware vSphere

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With the Lenovo solution in place, Ernsting’s family can be sure that its IT infrastructure can support business operations now and in the future.

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