[Beowulf] Rackable / SGI

Bruno Coutinho coutinho at dcc.ufmg.br
Wed Apr 1 14:29:12 EDT 2009


Sun even was doing a good job with Niagara but this crisis hurt them.
Now IBM will be almost a monopoly in high-end servers.


2009/4/1 Prentice Bisbal <prentice at ias.edu>

> Kilian CAVALOTTI wrote:
> > On Wednesday 01 April 2009 13:58:22 John Hearns wrote:
> >>
> http://www.sgi.com/company_info/newsroom/press_releases/2009/april/rackable
> >> .html
> >>
> >> Not an April Fools.
> >
> > Whoa. That, and IBM eating Sun, the market is really shrinking...
> >
>
> Unfortunately, they did it to themselves - both Sun and SGI were
> unwilling to change their business models and adapt to becoming
> commodity hardware vendors.
>
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> Prentice
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