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Pentagon funds power suits

IBM Corp. has begun shipping its seventh and most powerful generation of mainframes yet. The z900, available running on Linux, will be priced at several million dollars each and can process 2,800 million instructions per second (MIPS), about 75 percent faster than the last model. IBM’s new marketing strategy allows clients to buy a z900 but pay for only the computing and software power needed. IBM also announced a new version of its open-standards Shark storage product.

For more, read theregister.co.uk and zdnn.com.

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