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internetnews.com: IBM Adds Low-end Server to Power5 Line

Feb 08, 2005, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Clint Boulton)

"IBM unveiled a new eServer Power5 system for less than $5,000, an offering for customers that use Unix systems to power their small-and medium-sized businesses.

"Like every pSeries server Big Blue has released since summer 2004, the p5 510 is based on the Armonk, N.Y., company's 64-bit Power5 architecture, which includes virtualization technology adapted from the company's mainframe line. It is thin, only 2U (1U = 1.75 inches) wide.

"The company's Virtulization Engine software allows each Power5 processor to run 10 virtual servers at once and enables micro-partitioning, which allows clients to run several Unix and Linux servers on one system..."

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