March 3, 2008 Timothy Prickett Morgan
Q&A with IBM’s Mark Shearer: Still Mister System i
When IBM reorganized its Systems and Technology Group once last July and then again this January, the System i product line seemed to get a bit lost in the shuffle. In July, the System i went from being a division to being a product line split between high-end and low-end divisions, Power Systems and Business Systems, and then in January IBM finished redrawing the organization chart and cut product development and manufacturing from sales and marketing.
More than a few people have had the impression that the System i product line