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IBM’s Newest Mainframe Is All Linux

December 9th, 2009 12:27 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

dcblogs writes “IBM has released a new mainframe server that doesn’t include its z/OS operating system. This Enterprise Linux Server line supports Red Hat or Suse. The system is packaged with mainframe management and virtualization tools. Its minimum processor configuration are two specialty mainframe processors designed for Linux. IBM wants to go after large multicore x86 Linux servers and believes the $212,000 entry price can do it.”

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