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Big Iron anything but rusty at IBM

By John | August 28, 2008

Big Iron anything but rusty at IBM

IBM says revenue for its mainframe business rose 32% in the second quarter compared with a year earlier, easily outpacing overall sales growth of 13%.

A big driver was February’s launch of IBM’s next-generation mainframe line, the z10, its first big upgrade since 2004.

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One Response to “Big Iron anything but rusty at IBM”

  1. Damon Edwards Says:
    August 29th, 2008 at 1:26 pm

    Perhaps they should coin the term “Cloud in Box?”? Seems like that is the big driver for the new mainframe sales… virtualized Linux instances.

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