Plotting Out A Power Systems Resurgence
September 8, 2014 Timothy Prickett Morgan
IBM is on the brink of shedding its System x server business and freeing itself of the inherent contradiction of wanting to push its own systems and wanting to also be a player in Windows and Linux X86 server arenas that represent the vast majority of shipments and a dominant slice of the revenue pie in the systems market. Soon, Big Blue will be solely a peddler of Power Systems and System z machinery.
Does IBM really believe that it can take on the X86 platform with the maintenance of the mainframe base and a steady and continuing expansion of