IBM confirms Itanium launch date


Author: JT Smith

The Register: “IBM will launch its upcoming Itanium-based workstation, the IntelliStation
Z-Pro 6894, when Intel tells it that it can and not a moment sooner.

“It’s ready to ship as soon as Intel allows us to do so,” said Steve
Horobin, IBM Personal Systems Group’s EMEA workstation marketing
chief with special responsibility for the finance sector (but not job titles,

And Horobin confirmed that Intel will officially roll-out Itanium on 29 May –
at 6am Pacific Time, to be precise – as we revealed a couple of days


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