As Energy Costs Rise, IBM Revamps Mainframe

February 27, 2008

[From internetnews.com]

NEW YORK -- As enterprises struggle to contend with ballooning datacenter costs, IBM is banking that a more powerful, energy-friendly update of its z-series mainframe may be just the solution they need.

In unveiling the first new iteration in the z mainframe series since 2005, IBM executives gathered analysts and members of the press to introduce what it called a "commercial supercomputer," built to address workload demands on datacenters that are increasing at an exponential rate.

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