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iSeries hardware management News
August 08, 2007
IBM System i will soon be able to act as iSCSI storage for connected IBM System x servers running VMware ESX Server, and VMotion support will come next year.
March 08, 2007
This guide explains what logical partitioning (LPAR) is, how it's used, and where it fits into the iSeries world. You'll find tips, expert advice and more to pump up your LPAR know-how.
May 10, 2006
New integration capabilities that allow IBM System i servers to manage IBM's x86 machines became generally available this week. Customers can also get a hardware discount for buying Lotus products.
April 12, 2005
IBM announced Tuesday the latest in a series improvements to its iSeries line, which analysts say is evidence of a trend towards an increased overlap with the pSeries.
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