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Lenovo introduces advanced version of ThinkSmart Manager 2.0

Lenovo introduces advanced version of ThinkSmart Manager 2.0
21 Dec, 2021

Lenovo India has announced the advanced version of its conference room solution ThinkSmart Manager which the company claims is a new functionality tool that will enable IT administrators keep meeting rooms as a highly productive space. While customers used to get just one year free, they can now opt to use the free version or upgrade to the Premium version via subscription to increase capabilities as required.  

Rohit Midha, Director of Service Sales, Lenovo India, said, “Expanding our smart collaboration solutions is primary in our aspiration to offer customers the best user experiences for productive meetings. Whether it’s a flexible computer device, meeting room accessories or end-to-end managed services, we believe Lenovo’s ThinkSmart Manager can help customers fast-track their digital transformation in the new normal.”  

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The new version upgraded especially for the job professionals keeping in mind their profession-related requirements include:  

a) A single-state dashboard of in-meeting analytics for Microsoft Teams Rooms  

b) The addition of a mobile app for iOS or Android devices allowing IT admins to access ThinkSmart Manager from their phone where they can check device status, and receive push notifications with a dashboard view of deployed services   

c) Visibility into both device status (ok/error) and state (online/offline/in meeting)   

d)  The ability to create and send team notifications within ThinkSmart Manager without having to switch to email and   

e) Bulk claiming via simple CSV file upload so that IT admins can register all devices at once upon receipt instead of having to physically register in each conference room, saving them time and energy, especially on large campuses where rooms are spread out.   

The ThinkSmart Manager is a transformative tool designed to help businesses drive better communication and collaboration in the workplace, empowering IT and operations teams with a way to evolve the workplace itself, the Indian arm of Chinese tech giant said in a statement.  

‘By enabling bulk restarts and updates, ThinkSmart Manager makes device deployment quicker and easier for IT admins, reducing the need to perform individual deployments. Admins can also check status and uptime, conduct automatic issue detection, and solve problems proactively. Over time, they can optimize and refine conference room setups, paving the way for greater organizational productivity,” the statement read.  

Early this month, Lenovo had brought in two tiers of managed information technology (IT) services under its Lenovo Managed Services portfolio, for Microsoft 365 enterprise users. The solutions through Lenovo are customized to help Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) outsource their IT support and service requirements.