What's Next After x86? Lenovo Channel Chief Speaks Out

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Deal Highlights: What Does Lenovo Get From IBM?

"The deal not only gives Lenovo IBM's x86 server business, but also Lenovo reps, the ability to resell IBM's Storwize disk storage systems, General Parallel File System software, SmartCloud Entry offering and elements of IBM’s system software portfolio, including Systems Director and Platform Computing solutions.

IBM said it will continue to provide maintenance and delivery for x86 servers on Lenovo's behalf for an undisclosed 'extended period of time.' About 7,500 IBM employees are expected to join Lenovo in major locations such as Raleigh, N.C., Shanghai, and Shenzhen and Taipei."


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