System z as a Linux and Open Source "Platform Star"
kym.farnik at gmail.com
Mon Jan 8 04:02:51 CST 2007
I'm biased ... but ... (FYI: 3 Mainframes sold in Adelaide last year!)
IBM Mainframe Offers Unmatched Security and Power Efficiency, Analyst Says
Friday December 29 2006
Independent Report Crowns System z as a Linux and Open Source "Platform Star"
Independent analyst firm Ptak, Noel & Associates said the System z
mainframe is a "rising star" for emerging IT market segments in
addition to meeting "the needs of a significant portion of the IT
market that demands unrelenting and unmatched reliability, security,
and control." The analyst also cited  the mainframe's power
efficiency, noting IBM data demonstrating the platform can be
configured to require 1/12th the electricity as a distributed server
farm with equivalent processor capability. more...
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