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IBM continues to round out its System x and BladeCenter x64-based server lineup, and today, it kicked out two more machines: a pair of System x tower boxes aimed primarily at small and medium businesses or the remote offices of larger firms. The System x3400 M3 is a tower box that uses the four-core variants of Intel's " …


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  1. Anonymous Coward

    Just for a laugh...

    I'm gonna get me one and install WinME on it.

    1. Anonymous Coward

      Ho ho. What a laugh!

      16/32 bit OS with no multiprocessor support or drivers for 1G Ethernet or SAS or SATA disks.

      I will laugh even more when it doesn't boot from the install media.

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    such a trivial obstacle...

    Then I'll install Microsoft Bob and on it!!!

  3. cmaurand

    ESX Server might be long in the tooth

    but it gets the job done and Vsphere is built on it. If you're small company like us, ESX is all we need.

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