internetnews.com: IBM Fleshes Out Power5 Line

“IBM upped the ante against rivals HP and Sun Microsystems in
the server market by adding three new machines based on its Power5
processor, two of which can run 254 virtual servers on a single

“Capable of running Linux and Unix, the eServer p5 595 and
eServer i5 595 64-way servers are symbols of the heft IBM has added
to its Power-based line, as they are both based on the Armonk, N.Y.
company’s Virtualization Engine.

“This virtualization technology allows 10 virtual servers to be
provisioned on a single Power5 chip, allowing the engineers to pack
more computing potential in a smaller space…”