Four-Core Power8 Box For Entry IBM i Shops Ships Early
June 16, 2014 Timothy Prickett Morgan
The hardware resellers, software peddlers, and IBM i shops that have modest processing needs and generally modest system budgets have all been waiting for it. And IBM did not say a word about it when the initial Power8 systems were launched back in April. But, all of us in the IBM i community knew, without a doubt, that Big Blue would have to put out a four-core machine with an IBM i P05 software tier.
The reason is simple: More than 95 percent of the IBM i installed base has workloads that can easily fit into an entry P05 system,