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IBM Says 99.8% of Mainframe Market Not Enough, We Want it All

Aug 13, 2008, 13:04 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeff Gould)

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"For reasons that are not entirely clear this very modest competitive threat provoked a frenzied reaction from IBM. In the space of a few weeks Big Blue refused to renew its patent licensing agreement with Fundamental Software, filed suit against PSI for patent infringement, and announced that it would end its decades-old practice of selling its mainframe operating systems and middleware to users running non-IBM hardware."

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