IBM to bulk up server line with Sequent buyout

Songini, Marc; Connor, Deni
July 1999
Network World;07/19/99, Vol. 16 Issue 29, p11
Trade Publication
Reports on the controversy over International Business Machines' (IBM) July 1999 announcement of its plan to buy Sequent Computer Systems. Question on why IBM needs another server platform; Sequent's addition of its NUMA-Q servers to the IBM server lineup; Position of IBM on Sequent's server architecture; Sequent customers' approval of the deal. INSET: What's all the fuss about NUMA?.


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