October 27, 2008 Timothy Prickett Morgan
When first we practice to deceive. . . . . Since the beginning of 2008, IBM has tangled itself in a web of nonsensical numbers to report its financial results for its System i, System p, and Power Systems lines. I know that the top brass has given some bookkeeping reasons why it started calling things Legacy i and Converged System p instead of just Power Systems running i, AIX, and Linux. And as I have said since the beginning of this process, it is horse hockey.
Unlike the relatively few people who have picked up on this theme and