September 26, 2011 Timothy Prickett Morgan
Server buyers sure do have a lot to think about these days. Perhaps more than they have had to consider in a fourth quarter of a year in a number of years, in fact. That’s because there are a lot of new processors due from IBM, Intel, Advanced Micro Devices, and Oracle. The latter doesn’t have much of a direct effect on IBM i shops, right?
Correct–right up to the moment when Larry Ellison’s sales force suggests you dump your Power Systems gear and run JD Edwards EnterpriseOne on a cluster of Sparc T and Sparc