IBM launches promised 32-way Intel server

July 2005
MarketWatch: Technology;July 2005, Vol. 4 Issue 7, p18
Market Research Report
The article reports that International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) has now rolled out the xSeries 460 server, which, like the xSeries 366 announced a few months ago, is based on Intel's new 64-bit processors and IBM's X3 "Hurricane" chipset. With the new xSeries 460, IBM is supporting 32-bit and 64-bit variants of Windows Server 2003 and 32-bit and 64-bit variants of Linux 2.6, specifically the Linuxes from Red Hat Inc. and Novell Inc., which are IBM's key Linux distributors on X86-X64, Power, and mainframe servers. The xSeries 460 is based on a four-socket, 3U chassis,


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