IBM i Solution Edition Program Picks Up Steam
January 18, 2011 Alex Woodie
The new IBM i Solution Edition program that IBM re-launched last August appears to have paid immediate dividends. Not only has participation by ISVs expanded four-fold, but it looks as though the program was well received by customers in the fourth-quarter. And with a new lower-cost, four-core Model 720 in the Solution Edition mix, the practice of selling enterprise applications pre-bundled and pre-integrated with IBM hardware and software looks to be one of the best things the platform has going for it in 2011.
While IBM won’t release its fourth-quarter results until the markets close this afternoon, there are indications