ThinkAgile SX for Microsoft Azure Stack overview

The Lenovo® ThinkAgile SX for Microsoft Azure Stack products are pre-integrated, rack scale solutions that are specifically designed to enable deployment of hybrid clouds with Microsoft Azure Stack. The products are based on Lenovo servers and switches. Management capabilities are provided by Lenovo XClarity Administrator. The product is revalidated for all updates, providing a complete, lifecycle-managed solution.

Note: The ThinkAgile SX for Microsoft Azure Stack product group is commonly referred to as "ThinkAgile SXM" in the documentation.

Models and Machine Types

This documentation refers to the following products:

Table 1. ThinkAgile SXM Machine Type and Models
Product Machine Type Model
SXM4200 – 25U 9565 RCC
SXM4200 – 42U 9565 RCD
SXM6200 (42U only) 9565 RCE
SXM4400 – 25U 9565 RCH
SXM4400 – 42U 9565 RCJ
SXM6400 (42U only) 9565 RCK

SXM4200 and SXM4400

The ThinkAgile SX for Microsoft Azure Stack SXM4200 and SXM4400 include from four to sixteen server nodes (depending on rack size and model), a Hardware Lifecycle Host server, two top-of-rack switches, and one management switch. These can be ordered in either a 25U or 42U rack.

SXM6200 and SXM6400

The ThinkAgile SX for Microsoft Azure Stack SXM4200 and SXM6400 include up to sixteen server nodes, a Hardware Lifecycle Host server, two top-of-rack switches, and one management switch. These can be ordered in a 42U rack only.

Installation and setup

Where available, the offering includes Lenovo Professional Services installation, in order to accelerate your time to deployment and improve integration with your data center infrastructure. Proper planning and site preparation are essential. Refer to the following ThinkAgile SXM documentation for the necessary information.

Management and issue resolution

ThinkAgile SXM offerings are entitled and supported at the rack level. Refer to the following documentation for information about managing the product and resolving issues.