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internetnews.com: IBM Fleshes Out Power5 Line

Oct 15, 2004, 14:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Clint Boulton)

"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 machine.

"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..."

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