UK server sales hit the skids in Q4 due to HDD shortages, weak customer demand and delayed purchases as buyers waited for next-gen Intel architectures to launch. According to abacus-stroker IDC, some 82,000 servers were shipped in the period – representing a drop of 2 per cent – and market revenues fell to $609m, a 1 per cent …
I need to buy me a Unix chip...
"The reason for going to Unix was resilience but we are seeing more robustness on x86 which is a more flexible architecture," --- Umm, Unix is a CPU architecture now? Doesn't it run on x86 in many flavours? This doesn't make sense.
"only z/OS represented substantial growth"
And they declared the mainframe to be dead - how many decades ago?
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