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

Lux, Jim (337C) james.p.lux at jpl.nasa.gov
Fri Jan 24 06:32:48 PST 2014

On 1/23/14 11:34 AM, "Douglas Eadline" <deadline at eadline.org> 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.
>Of course they could always take their $1.4 Billion and
>buy half of a profitless web 2.0 site
They could buy the Beowulf List?  Oh, I guess not.. Our beloved list is
pre-web in style, if not in implementation, so it's hardly 2.0.  More like
Web -1.0, even if we were cloud-enabled before there was a cloud.


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