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CNET News: IBM Overhauls iSeries for the Long Haul

Aug 09, 2004, 18:15 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

"It's been a pattern for years in the server market: A powerful new machine arrives, grows popular, then fades into history as the industry moves to fresh designs. Loyalists are left in the lurch.

"The OpenVMS machines led Digital Equipment Corp. to glory, but their current owner, Hewlett-Packard, rarely even mentions them anymore. Prime and Data General expired altogether. The once-diverse mainframe gene pool has dwindled almost to one lineage..."

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