Lenovo buys business IBM x86 servers
Officially confirmed with the announcement issued by both parties, IBM and Lenovo have come to an agreement so that the Chinese company has bought the IBM x86 servers business to American . In other words: which Lenovo will henceforth manage the racks and large systems with x86 processors, including construction, maintenance and customer service.
Official information on the operation number $ 3,200 million , Lenovo price you start managing theSystem x , BladeCenter and Flex system , including with x86 processors. IBM maintains some of its servers ( System z , Power system and Storage system , characterized by its use processors underzArchitecture own) and also continue developing software for x86 systems.
With this sale IBM is moving away from hardware to focus on software and the large-scale consulting. We have to go back to 2005 when Lenovo already bought the laptop division to IBM opened his typically professional market also suit home users. Furthermore, Lenovo gets a classic brand more professional market sector that joins existing products in its catalog, and a business that can report huge profits if you get to keep for years.