Q1 Server Business Plummets: Key Findings From IDC

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Mainframes Maintain

Whenever one reads about the coming death of mainframes, it's time to turn the page.

IDC said revenue for IBM's System z mainframes running z/OS had its second consecutive quarter of growth, with revenue up 7.0 percent over last year to reach $800 million.

That was about 7.7 percent of all server revenue in the first quarter of 2013, IDC said.


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