internetnews.com: A Cheap Mainframe?

“Okay, not everyone has $100,000 to spare, but that’s the price
of IBM’s latest mainframe and it’s half off the price of IBM’s next
least-expensive mainframe, the z890, which starts at just under

“With the debut of the IBM System z9 today, IBM says it’s going
after a new class of customers; small-to-medium-sized businesses
that may never have considered buying a mainframe before…”