February 22, 2010 Timothy Prickett Morgan
The Power7 machines are out, and some of them started shipping last Friday. Others will start shipping in a matter of weeks. Now, the sales pitching and smooth talking by IBM and your local business partner will begin. So what, exactly, will that sales pitch be? That all depends on what gear you have installed, how old it is, who made it, and what applications it runs. One thing is for sure: IBM is trying to get out in front of a whole lot of upcoming server iron to show some good numbers.
Business partners make their own