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  • October 23, 2009 23 Oct'09

    IBM's System i and System p merger: Users weigh in

    IBM merged the System i and p platforms more than a year ago, which brought concerns about System i's future viability. System i users weigh in with mixed opinions on the results.

  • April 16, 2008 16 Apr'08

    System i users: Power Systems merger good, OS name change mixed

    System i users are happy with the System p/System i merger, saying Power Systems could bring more visibility to System i. Not everyone's thrilled about the name change, though.

  • April 09, 2008 09 Apr'08

    Power Systems announcement shines at Common

    Attendees at this year's Common user group conference learned about IBM's big announcement that System i and System p will together become Power Systems. The merger has some wondering how to draw the AIX and Linux communities into the i family.

  • April 02, 2008 02 Apr'08

    IBM merges System i and System p platforms

    IBM's new Power Systems platform combines System i and System p. But the merger and name change may also mean better pricing -- and greater longevity -- for System i.

  • December 18, 2007 18 Dec'07

    Q&A: IBM System i Business Systems' Marc Dupaquier

    @46007 In July 2007, IBM Corp. split its System i division into two parts: the higher-end Power Systems unit, and the lower-end Business Systems unit. It soon became clear that the Business Systems unit would be crucial in the survival of the System...

  • December 06, 2007 06 Dec'07

    IBM's strategy to lure SMBs to System i cast in doubt

    Dividing System i into enterprise- and SMB-focused units was an attempt to acquire new SMB customers. But do IBM application development tools support the platform well enough?

  • July 20, 2007 20 Jul'07

    IBM System i division filing for divorce

    Big Blue will split the midrange System i server platform into two pieces: one that is enterprise focused and aligned with System p and another that's geared toward SMBs.

  • April 11, 2007 11 Apr'07

    IBM eyes SMBs with entry-level System i boxes

    IBM is rolling out two System i servers aimed at small and midsized businesses that feature user-based pricing.

  • September 19, 2006 19 Sep'06

    iSeries shop talk with IBM executives

    IBM executives Mark Shearer, Elaine Lennox and Jim Herring answer questions about the iSeries, from marketing to the broad view to the technical future of the server platform.

  • September 13, 2006 13 Sep'06

    Disaster recovery to lead Common iSeries user group conference

    The focus of Common's fall conference, being held in Miami next week, will be disaster recovery. The 6,500-member iSeries user group, representing more than 23,000 IT professionals, has had Beverly Russell as president since the fall of 2004.

  • July 27, 2006 27 Jul'06

    SCO down but not out in lawsuit against IBM

    SCO's longstanding brawl with IBM is tilting in Big Blue's favor after a judge threw out 194 of the Unix vendor's claims. But the Linux community should stay tuned, said one legal expert. This case is far from over.

  • May 02, 2006 02 May'06

    IBM cuts prices for System i Enterprise, HA servers

    Price tags on IBM's System i enterprise edition and High Availability (HA) servers are aimed at the traditional iSeries sweet spot -- the midrange.

  • April 20, 2006 20 Apr'06

    IBM System i revenue slumps hard

    System i revenue plummeted 22% in the first quarter of 2006, the second such drop in as many quarters.

  • March 29, 2006 29 Mar'06

    Reporter's notebook: Spring 2006 Common conference

    Common conference experts drop the ball at the town hall meeting, letting Mark Shearer and the System i team get off easy by asking the same question over and over again.

  • March 28, 2006 28 Mar'06

    Q&A with Mark Shearer, Common Spring 2006

    System i users kicked off this year's COMMON conference by peppering executives with 'direct, candid feedback' Sunday night in Minneapolis. Bemoaning recent name changes (AS400, iSeries, i5, System i) and ambiguous advertising, techies did mix in...

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