"IBM and Google are the key strategic players in the foundation. IBM’s Power systems hold the largest share of the market for server computers running the Unix operating system. But the Unix server market is withering. Sales of IBM’s Power systems fell 31 percent last year.IBM Opens Chip Architecture, in Strategy of Sharing and Self-Interest - NYTimes.com - NYTimes.com
“For the Power technology to survive, IBM has to do this,” said Charles King, principal analyst for Pund-IT, a research firm. “It needs to find new markets for Power.”"
Thursday, April 24, 2014
IBM Opens Chip Architecture, in Strategy of Sharing and Self-Interest - NYTimes.com - NYTimes.com
Another interesting milestone in IBM's fading hardware business