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Software offerings

Use this topic to view all available software components and the license options in a solution product.

Lenovo software

SoftwareTypeFunction description

Lenovo ThinkAgile VX deployer

GUI–based deployment wizardSimplifies and automates cluster deployment and configuration processes.

Lenovo XClarity Integrator for vCenter Server

A plugin program for VMware vCenter ServerIntegrates Lenovo hardware management utilities to VMware vCenter Server management tool.

Lenovo XClarity Controller

Baseboard management controllerManages devices of a single appliance and connects the appliance to the management layer.

Lenovo Capacity Planner

Capacity planning toolPlans the power supply capacity based on server configurations.

Lenovo Energy Manager

Power management toolMonitors and manages cluster power consumption.

VMware software

SoftwareFunction description
Lenovo-customized vSphere ESXiVirtualizes, allocates, and manages compute, storage, and network resources of the physical hosts.
VMware vCenter ServerProvides centralized management utilities for virtual machines and ESXi hosts.
VSphere Web ClientConnects remoter users to the vCenter Server platform.
VMware vSANAggregates local devices of a host cluster and creates a single storage pool shared across all hosts in the Virtual SAN cluster.
VSphere Update Manager (VUM)Keeps the ESXi hosts and firmware the latest. (Supported on vCenter Server 6 or earlier)
vSphere Lifecycle Manager (vLCM)Keeps the ESXi hosts and firmware the latest. (Supported on vCenter Server 7 or later)

License considerations

The ThinkAgile VX series provide different license options catering to your needs. You can use the default feature set of both Lenovo and VMware software, upgrade your software to an enhanced set, extend your license term, or reassign existing licenses to nodes or clusters as required.

For detailed licensing information, perform the following steps:

  1. Go to and choose SERVERS > ThinkAgile > VX Series for VMware.

  2. Locate and double-click the product name.

  3. View the part number and feature code of each license option in the Software section.