PlanetIT: IBM Draws Up Hit List Of Sun Accounts

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted Mar 25, 2001


"The server war between IBM Corp. and Sun Microsystems Inc. heated up Friday with an IBM executive declaring the company plans to target a 'hit list' of Sun's top accounts with its new xSeries servers." The server war between IBM Corp. and Sun Microsystems Inc. heated up Friday with an IBM executive declaring the company plans to target a 'hit list' of Sun's top accounts with its new xSeries servers.

"Jim Gargan, IBM's vice president of eServer xSeries, said that beginning in two weeks, IBM -- in collaboration with Intel Corp. and Microsoft Corp. -- will target a 'hit list of Sun's largest accounts' to convince them to switch to the new IBM systems, which were unveiled Friday."

"IBM enhanced its eServer xSeries lineup with new servers built around the Intel 900MHz Pentium III Xeon processor."

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