IBM to Mothball a Whole Bunch of Stuff with Power7
September 28, 2009 Timothy Prickett Morgan
Apropos of nothing last week, I was ruminating about the planning that AS/400, iSeries, and System i shops need to do as they prepare for the Power7 generation of servers running a patched i 6.1 or the new i 7.1 operating system. IBM has been slowly lifting the veil on the Power7 chips throughout the summer, but hasn’t said much about the systems that will use them.
Yes, as The Four Hundred reported back in August, IBM has guaranteed upgrade paths for customers with Power 570 servers (with either Power6 or Power6+ chips) or Power 595 servers (which only