October 23, 2006 Timothy Prickett Morgan
Just as we were going to press on Friday, and in the wake of product rejiggering and special price breaks on storage for certain i5 models, IBM announced a special price promotion on i5 disks and disk controllers.
The deal, which expires December 31, gives customers who buy 10-packs of disks a rebate. IBM is also giving customers rebates if they buy in blocks of 150 drives, or buy a mirror disk/controller package. And, for those who are buying new i5 550 or 570 servers and putting on Linux partitions (or upgrading to those machines to do so), they can