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December 18, 2007
@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...
July 22, 2004
Users looking to run multiple operating systems on their i5 server now have greater flexibility in purchasing. But will it end up costing them more in the long run?
May 13, 2004
By drastically changing how the iSeries is priced and marketed, IBM has eliminated a number of obstacles to future platform growth.
May 02, 2004
The wait is over. The first Power5 iSeries servers make their debut along with a new version of OS/400 – and they both get new names.
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CPW (Commercial Processing Workload) is a measure used in IBM's AS/400 and iSeries line of computers to compare computer system models in terms of how efficiently each system processes a typical workload of commercial applications involving frequent... Continue Reading
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Questions still remain about what IBM will do to improve the value of an iSeries running 5250 applications. Continue Reading
Looking at the iSeries today, it's not clear how much longer companies can afford to run 5250 applications if they invest in new iSeries computers announced in 2003. Continue Reading