July 12, 2010 Timothy Prickett Morgan
Shooting and hitting a moving target is never easy, but nailing a moving target when you are flying down a bumpy road trying to hit that target is another thing entirely. Which is why the server business is a bit like the chase scene in a thriller movie. The targets that vendors are aiming at are chip and system roadmaps, and the blood is red ink, but there is a certain kind of drama in it. Particularly if your company’s business, and perhaps your job, depends on the reliability, scalability, and availability of your primary server platforms.
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