By Bill Moran and Rich Ptak
Just out in a joint announcement Lenovo has agreed with IBM to buy X86 business. See the announcement at: http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/43016.wss . Price is said to be at Lenovo's desired $2.3B. We'll be tracking and discussing the impact on IBM as things evolve.
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- System x
- Software Defined Environment
- System Networking
Finally, there are new PureFlex and Flex application specific offerings. These include: IBM System x Solutions for: SAP Hana on X6, Smart Cloud Orchestrator, VMware Cloud, Microsoft Exchange and SAP NetWeaver® Business Warehouse Accelerator.
Software Defined Environment
Given Lenovo's success and customer satisfaction after acquiring IBM's PC business, we expect that customers will benefit from past efforts and investment by IBM.