IBM changes dual-core software pricing

Posted on Friday, April 22 2005 @ 21:14 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
IBM today announced a change in its software licensing, favoring the new dual-core server processors. Until recently IBM and other manufacturers said that a dual-core processor should be regarded as two processors, and should thus be priced accordingly.

But the actual added value of multi-core processing and the lower-end Windows and Linux market changed IBM's mind. They will now offer the software to dual-core processors for the price of a single-core.

Source: WebProNews

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