AIX Tip of the Week

AIX Tip of the Week: July 2000 Announcements, News, Advertising

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Date: July 21, 2000

This tip contains this weeks SP announcements, RS News and links to a web site containing some of the current RS/6000 television advertisements.


Here is a brief summary of this weeks SP announcements.

New 375 MHz Power3 SMP High Node. Feartures 4, 8, 12, 16 processors.
New SP Switch2 - Next generation SP switch. Higher performance, increase reliability.

Use PSSP to manage a cluster of up to 16 S70, S7A, and S80's servers, independent of the SP frame.

RS/6000 in the News

IBM Builds World's Fastest Supercomputer, at over 12 trillion calculations per second. Three times faster than any other.

IDC Ranks IBM (RS/6000) as #1 in Supercomputing

IDC Reports IBM RS/6000 Has Overtaken Sun in the Midrange Market ($100,000 - $1,000,000)

Wimbledon sets world record for number of web hits on RS/6000 SP. There were over 2.3 Billion Web Hits over 8 Days, nearly 2.5 times the traffic of last years event. /


The following web links contain videos of some of recent RS/6000 tv advertisements. Viewing requires a QuickTime streaming video plug-in on your browser. About IBM Help Search Feedback

Bruce Spencer,

July 21, 2000