IBM Saves $250 Million Consolidating Linux Servers On To Mainframes
Aug 01, 2007, 13:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Talk about eating your own dog food. IBM today will announce it
is consolidating nearly 4,000 small computer servers in six
locations onto about 30 refrigerator-sized mainframes running Linux
saving $250 million in the process.
"The 4,000 servers that IBM will replace by making this change
will be recycled by IBM Global Asset Recovery Services..."