IBM increased its revenues by a modest 5% over 1997 largely due to overflowing channel inventory and a transition from the PC Server
brand to Netfinity.
NEC Virtual PC Server
Plus retails for $22,900; and the NEC Virtual PC Server
Plus, which includes a fibre channel card to connect to NEC's SAN storage, retails for $21,900.
Japanese PC server
shipment growth was up 14% year-over-year and 36%
Worldwide data in the 2Q98 PC Server
Results bulletin originates from multiple sources, including vendor polling, phone interviews, vendor financial data (SEC 10Qs and 10Ks) and interviews with VARs.
Reduced PC Server
prices resulted in a 10 percent decline in
Running VM/ESA on the PC Server
S/390 allows users to take advantage of VM/ESA robustness while benefiting from the price/performance attributes of this new offering," said Ian Strain, president of Sterling Software's VM Software Division.
The innovative new Prioris HX PC server
line is an excellent example of how our customers can use LSI Logic application-specific components to support advanced, highly-reliable designs," said Shubha Tuljiparkar, vice president of LSI Logic's Servers and Storage Division.
Moreover, they are the only products in their price class to deliver standard server management functions, including the ability to prevent or quickly respond to PC server
Robert Hollingsworth, Standard Microsystems' Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Advanced I/O Products, stated, "With the release of the PC server
specific LPC47S45x, SMSC continues to expand its offering of the most highly integrated I/O and system controllers.
With today's announcement, Compaq once again raises the competitive and technological bar, shattering existing high-end PC server
price/performance levels," said Eckhard Pfeiffer, president and CEO, Compaq Computer Corporation.
Compaq is the first PC server
vendor to define and implement a standards-compliant Management Information Base (MIB) for PC server
An International Data Corporation (IDC) analysis(b) of Domino users in 500 and 1,000 configurations showed that over a three-year period, an iSeries DSD costs as much as 53 percent less to operate than a PC server