IBM's Z9 a Cure All?

July 27, 2005

[From internetnews.com]

Who said the PC is killing the mainframe computer?

Those that heard IBM officials talk about the potential of the mainframe in the modern computing age would think that Big Iron has always waxed and never waned. For Big Blue, the talk is now centered around collaborative processing at a time when supply chains have gotten incredibly complex.

IBM (Quote, Chart) Tuesday launched the z9 mainframe line to applause at an event in New York, which included demonstrations of the Blue Gene supercomputer and, of course, mainframes.

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