[Beowulf] Lenovo to buy IBM xSeries, Blades, Flex, Pure Flex systems and BNT switches

Christopher Samuel samuel at unimelb.edu.au
Thu Jan 23 18:47:39 PST 2014


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On 24/01/14 06:34, Douglas Eadline wrote:

> Hmm, let's see
> 
> +  $2.4 Billion for Sale of System X Unit -  $1.0 Billion invested
> in Watson Business Unit 
> ------------------------------------------------- $1.4 billion
> profit
> 
> I think they are indicating Watson is their way forward.

Yeah, plus their usual software/consultancy side. Also they are
getting Lenovo selling GPFS etc on to others.

> Of course they could always take their $1.4 Billion and buy half of
> a profitless web 2.0 site

I misread that as a "pointless web 2.0 site", probably the same thing
really.. ;-)

All the best,
Chris
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