ServerWatch reports: "After building much anticipation and amid a flurry of activity from other high-end server vendors in
the past two weeks, IBM Thursday launched its long-awaited, high-powered Unix server that up
until now had been code-named "Regatta."
Built using technology from the Project eLiza initiative, the now officially named eServer p690 crowns
Big Blue's five-year effort to deliver a new class of Unix systems that incorporates microprocessor
breakthroughs and mainframe technologies."