March 15, 2001

Reports: IBM's eServer z900 running Linux saves energy

Author: JT Smith

From BusinessWire: New reports from technology analysts Hurwitz Group and Matterhorn Group
recommend the IBM eServer z900, the reinvented mainframe, running Linux, as an effective energy saving alternative to server farms.
The need to conserve energy and space in computer data centers has taken on new urgency with recent power shortages in California and
pending plans for energy deregulation across the nation. The analysts, looking for alternatives to energy-guzzling server farms, found that one
z900 could do the job of hundreds of other servers combined.
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