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AllLinuxDevices: IBM Delivers On Promise With New Intel-Based Linux and Windows Server Appliances

Oct 23, 2000, 14:23 (0 Talkback[s])
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"As promised by Big Blue's push earlier this month when it made a huge splash into the web server business, IBM Monday announced a new line of eServer appliances, including Intel-based Linux and Windows web-hosting appliance servers."

"With the appliance server market growing at more than 50 percent a quarter, IBM has positioned these new eServer appliance offerings to address the explosive demand for businesses to build out their Internet infrastructure," said Mark Melenovsky, research manager at International Data Corp. IDC projects the appliance server market is increase to an estimated $11 billion by 2004."

"The xSeries eServers are based on IBM's X-Architecture, a blueprint incorporating the latest mainframe technologies into industry standard Intel-based servers. The iSeries, meanwhile, features integrated open system functions built into the operating system."

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