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Applied Micro buys IBM PowerPC assets for $227 million

Apr 14, 20043 mins

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Applied Micro buys IBM PowerPC assets for $227 million, 04/13/04

Applied Micro Circuits Corp. (AMCC) in San Diego will acquire intellectual property and a range of assets related to IBM’s embedded PowerPC processors, in a deal worth $227 million, it said on …

Security vendors bolster line of defense, 04/12/04

IBM, Network Associates and Symantec each disclosed plans last week to beef up their security product lines to provide more defense for networks.

IBM unveils smallest mainframe yet, 04/09/04

Midsize businesses that want mainframe reliability, but in a smaller, less costly package than what has traditionally been available, have a new option from IBM.

IBM announces z890 mainframe, 04/07/04

IBM Wednesday will mark the 40th anniversary of the introduction of its first mainframe computer by introducing a scaled-down version of its zSeries 990 mainframe servers called the zSeries 890, which IBM …

Judge delays Red Hat-SCO suit, pending IBM action, 04/07/04

A U.S. District Court judge has stayed a lawsuit brought by Red Hat against The SCO Group, saying that the key issues in the case are already being examined in a separate lawsuit brought by SCO …

SCO moves for delay in IBM trial, 04/07/04

Citing delays in the discovery process of its $5 billion lawsuit with IBM, The SCO Group has asked a Utah court to move back the trial date in the case by five months, to mid-September 2005.

IBM acquires Indian BPO company Daksh, 04/07/04

IBM Wednesday announced it plans to acquire Daksh eServices Pvt. Ltd., a business process outsourcing company in Gurgaon, near Delhi.

Network/System Management Newsletter: IBM makes ‘illuminating’ acquisition, 04/07/04

Last week, IBM announced it has agreed to purchase Candle for an unspecified sum, pending regulatory approval, which is expected in the second quarter of this year.

Server Newsletter: IBM powers up processors, 04/08/04

IBM expects to ship a Power5-based server this year.

Weblog: Mainframe mania, 04/12/04

Last week marked the 40th anniversary of the mainframe. IBM unveiled last week a new mainframe within a week of purchasing mainframe management software maker…

Opinion: Anomalous things, 04/12/04

Anomalous Message: “An unexpected error has occurred.” – An unexpected message unexpectedly produced by Microsoft Word.

Weblog: Honey, I shrunk the mainframe, 04/12/04

Last year, IBM unveiled its mainframe charter. At that time, Big Blue made it clear that reports of the mainframe’s death had been greatly exaggerated. It revamped pricing and talked up the …