Over at The Register, Dan Olds writes that, with the acquisition of the x86 servers business from IBM, Lenovo is buying a spot on the Top500 list and a sizeable place in the HPC market. Using the November 2013 list, Lenovo would hold onto second place in terms of systems – 25 per cent of the total (127 boxes). This puts it ahead of everyone except HP. IBM without x86 boxes would place fourth on the system count list, behind HP, Lenovo and Cray.
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