Big Blue Talks About IBM i And PureSystems
April 7, 2014 Timothy Prickett Morgan
With the $2.3 billion sale of the System x division to Lenovo Group back in late January, IBM is selling off the underlying X86 hardware, chassis, switches, and other components of the PureSystems line to the Chinese PC maker and server wannabe. But don’t get confused. IBM has every intention of selling regular rack and tower Power Systems machines, will be making its own storage and Power nodes for the PureSystems machines, and will be OEMing the remaining hardware from Lenovo to continue selling PureSystems.
PureSystems will still be a significant platform for IBM going forward, but one that is