internetnews.com: IBM 'POWERs' Up to Propel On-demand
Apr 01, 2004, 00:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Clint Boulton)
"Looking to expand the sphere of its company-wide on-demand
strategy even further, IBM's POWER architecture will be found in
anything from consumer electronics to supercomputers, IBM officials
"During a news conference here, IBM executives said they will
open up the deisgn process for developers to make the chips more
pervasive in the heavily competitive computing industry.
"The company also demonstrated its pending POWER5 architecture,
which, as promised, runs multiple operating systems in virtual
partitions off one chip in order to help enterprises consolidate IT
infrastructure. However, commercial products based on the
next-generation architecture aren't expected until the second half
of 2004, company officials said..."
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