Next IBM-Apple chip getting high-end feature

Posted on Thursday, December 23 2004 @ 0:16 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
In 2005, IBM plans to bring a significant feature from higher-end servers to the next generation of its PowerPC 970 processor line used in Apple Computer machines and Big Blue's own blade servers.

The next-generation chip will have technology that lets it run multiple operating systems simultaneously, said Karl Freund, vice president of IBM eServer pSeries. Doing so allows a computer to handle more jobs at the same time and to be used more efficiently.

Read more at Cnet

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