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Lenovo ThinkAgile MX Certified Configurations for Azure Stack HCI - V1 Servers

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5 Dec 2023
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38 pages, 1.1 MB


This document provides background information regarding the Microsoft Windows Server Software-Defined (WSSD) program for Windows Server 2016 and the Microsoft Azure Stack HCI program for Windows Server 2019, as well as the benefits of deploying certified configurations based on Lenovo® ThinkAgile™ MX Certified Nodes and Appliances. We focus on details of current Lenovo certified configurations for Azure Stack HCI that are based on ThinkSystem™ SE350 and SR650 servers, including processor, memory, network, and storage components available for each cluster node. This includes the following solutions:

  • ThinkAgile MX3520-H Hybrid Appliance
  • ThinkAgile MX3520-F All-Flash Appliance
  • ThinkAgile MX Certified Node on SR650
  • ThinkAgile MX1020-H Hybrid Appliance
  • ThinkAgile MX1020-F All-Flash Appliance
  • ThinkAgile MX1021-H Hybrid Certified Node
  • ThinkAgile MX1021-F All-Flash Certified Node

Looking for Lenovo ThinkAgile MX solutions that are based on our V2 servers? Check our companion document at

Table of Contents

Microsoft HCI certification overview
ThinkAgile MX Series solutions
Lenovo certified configurations for Microsoft S2D
Component selection
Network switches
Other recommendations
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Change History

Changes in the December 2023 update:

  • Updated “Storage Network Adapters” on page 23 and “Non-storage Network Adapters” on
    page 23 to clarify which network adapters have been certified for each traffic type
    (storage, management, and compute).