Blade Servers Barely Nick IBM i Market
December 6, 2011 Dan Burger
After nearly four years of sales, IBM finds itself with a blade server for the IBM i-based Power Systems midmarket that is unwanted and as yet unable to build a following. Adjustments have been made, incentives have been provided, but this product still seems destined to be ignored by a large majority of users. Why? The answer is complex. This product is too complex compared to the servers the community is familiar with and has come to count on.
I don’t believe this is simply a case of not enough IBM i shops with a forward-thinking approach to IT. There