April 7, 2008 Timothy Prickett Morgan
The mystery is finally over. Last Wednesday, at the Town Hall meeting at the COMMON user group conference and expo, IBM‘s executives finally and formally did away with the System i and System p brands and changed the name of the i5/OS operating system for what is very likely to be the last time. I said “very likely” because this is Big Blue, after all.
Many of us had a hunch that this rebranding of the box and possibly the operating system has been in the works for some time, of course. Last month, in an article called Bye