Lenovo's purchase of IBM's PC and x86 server divisions along with the Think branding, whilst committing to maintaining the build standards, was a very shrewd move.
Lenovo marks 30 years of ThinkSystem with slew of new kit
Lenovo has a wave of over 50 products and services coming to coincide with the 30th anniversary of ThinkSystem servers, including AMD and Intel-based hardware, edge systems, storage arrays and a unified management platform. This splurge of infrastructure kit and services comes amid the 30th anniversary of the ThinkSystem X86 …
Friday 23rd September 2022 11:43 GMT Anonymous Coward
Friday 23rd September 2022 12:38 GMT quite_remarkable
Smacks of desperation
30 years ??? Ha ha ha ha ha ha ... they really are smoking something.
Claiming some lineage from the Server 95 that was a follow on from the old PS/2 Model 95? Some of us worked on those back in IBM. ThinkSystem was only announced in 2017. It's actually been 5 years not 30 and of course there is not a single thing in common between those products as you would rightly expect given the 25 years between them.
Absolute complete claptrap.
Wednesday 28th September 2022 17:21 GMT Smirnov
Re: Claiming some lineage from the Server 95
Thought the same. We had lots of IBM 8595 and 9595, amongst other PS/2 systems, back in the day, and there is pretty much nothing of what made these machines great and unique that can be found in any Lenovo product.
But then, it was a different IBM back then than it is today, and Lenovo is nothing like either of them.
Friday 23rd September 2022 16:51 GMT cornetman
Saturday 24th September 2022 14:10 GMT James 51