IBM Combines POWER5 Processor Based Servers And Storage With DB2 UDB To Set A New World Record In Performance

May 20, 2005

[From IBM Corp.]

Armonk, NY - May 19, 2005 -- IBM today announced that IBM POWER5(TM) processor-based servers and IBM TotalStorage® systems, running IBM DB2® Universal Database(TM), have combined to set a new record on the three-tier SAP® Sales and Distribution (SD) Standard Application Benchmark[1] - a crucial performance test for SAP customers across the globe. The benchmark follows the recent announcement on the integration of DB2 software with SAP software solutions and provides a real-world illustration of the benefits that customers can realize with an Information on Demand solution.

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