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Lenovo selected as the Preferred Workstation Innovation Partner for DreamWorks Animation

Lenovo has announced DreamWorks Animation has selected Lenovo as its preferred workstation innovation partner to deliver the high-end power and performance needed for next cutting-edge animation feature films to life. This PC collaboration further strengthens the companies’ partnership, as it expands upon the technology leader’s current role as DreamWorks’ data center innovation partner. As part of this multi-year agreement, DreamWorks will deploy Lenovo workstations, including the ThinkStation P620 and ThinkStation P920, across all departments for the development of content and characters, including the highly anticipated release of the studio’s upcoming film, “The Bad Guys.”

The extension of this partnership follows the rollout of a new on-premises Lenovo computing infrastructure designed to transform DreamWorks’ data center into a high-performance, ultra-scalable and sustainable operations center for all of its content creation.

From 3D modeling, rigging, surfacing, and simulations to high performance animation and creating hyper-photorealistic renderings, DreamWorks Animation specialists, artists and engineers alike leverage high performance compute capabilities. By relying on the flexibility and future-proofed platforms that Lenovo’s workstations deliver,the DreamWorks’ team can focus on their creative ambitions knowing they are equipped with the world-class technology necessary to meet those complex workflows – now and in the years ahead.

In addition to the Lenovo ThinkStation P620, DreamWorks Animation will also be able to take advantage of Lenovo’s most advanced dual processor workstation, the ThinkStation P920. Built with the latest generation of Intel® Xeon processors, the workstation’s extreme performance will help DreamWorks accelerate their most challenging workflows in a production studio environment.

“We’re excited to expand our partnership with DreamWorks Animation and equip them with workstations that help accelerate their increasingly demanding workflows,” said Rob Herman, Vice President of Lenovo’s Workstation and Client AI Business Unit. “Our workstation collaboration further exemplifies Lenovo’s ability to holistically support our customers with the most advanced technology solutions available, allowing them to innovate faster and transform their respective industries.”

To learn more about how DreamWorks Animation is strengthening its partnership with Lenovo to bring about the next evolution of production, visit: https://techtoday.lenovo.com/us/en/workstations

Credited to Lenovo, DreamWorks and BusinessWire

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