October 5, 2001
IBM to unveil new server technology
Author: JT Smith
Kelly McNeill writes: "Five years ago, IBM Corp. set out to revive its fortunes in Unix computing. Today, the company shows off the results of its efforts - a powerful machine largely developed in Austin that gives Big Blue another product to use in its battle with market leader Sun Microsystems Inc. Analysts say the new machine solidifies IBM's position as the main rival to Sun in the hyper-competitive Unix computer market, which historically has created the computers of choice for advanced scientific and technical computing as well as many "mission-critical" business and e-commerce jobs."