On 2006-05-24, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>| IBM's overall server revenue fell, based on declines in revenue from
>| the company's Unix servers and mainframes.
To be expected. The margins on those things are high, but they just
aren't viable long-term.
> But revenue from its x86
>| servers grew 11 percent and it increased its overall share of the market
>| by 0.7 percent.
Entirely sensible, long-term. They can transition from the high-margin
but doomed "high end server" market and move to grabbing a big share of
the lower-margin, but much larger, 'commodity server' space.
Ray Ingles (313) 227-2317
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