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IBM is so confident in its hardware supply chain that it's promised to ship storage arrays by the end of 2022 – and if it's late you get free software as compensation. The Big Blue offer applies only to five models of its FlashSystem arrays, but is nonetheless notable as the company will accept orders until December 16 ( …

  1. trevorde Silver badge

    Alternative headline

    "Irrelevant storage vendor offers irrelevant software"

  2. ITObserver

    "We assure to deliver until year end. But if we don't deliver......." C'mon. It's just a strategy to get more orders. More of the same.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Actually, I am presently talking to IBM about that exact topic and yes, I do get the sense nobody doubts that they can meet their delivery timescales.

      That is, when it's about flash storage. When you want spinning rust to save a bit on the bloodletting the story appears different.

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