July 17, 2006 Timothy Prickett Morgan
If I had to guess, I would say that IBM was originally planning on making announcements for its Power5+ server lines, the System i and the System p, on July 11. But then Sun Microsystems jumped in with its “Galaxy” Opteron server announcements, and Big Blue apparently thought it would be better to push its System p5 announcements out two weeks. However, some brief System i5 announcements still were made on July 11.
These included, of course, the new System i5 Solution Edition for JDE EnterpriseOne, a lower-cost version of the i5 520 with full-on performance and designed to compete