Monday, January 27, 2014

What The System x Selloff Means To IBM i Shops

"As has been rumored for nearly a year and suspected for the past five years by many of us, IBM has finally gone and done it and sold off its System x server business to Lenovo Group for $2.3 billion. The details of the deal are complex, and there is no guarantee that the U.S. government will approve it, but given the strong presence that Lenovo has in North Carolina by virtue of its acquisition of IBM's PC business in late 2004, the odds favor the nod from Uncle Sam."  Read more:  - Timothy Prickett Morgan, IT Jungle, The Four Hundred