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IBM trades cold comfort for hot air in Microsoft-AWS slugfest


Re: Nonsense is Goodsense, I Guess...

"IBM doesn't make any money from the actual mainframe or storage (they are both actually making a loss on hardware). the money is made on the MIPS contracts and services. get your facts right before you open your "keyboard"

Even if true, what's the difference between making money from MIPS contracts/services and virtual instances?

Apart from the fact you'll need fewer of them, there is not a lot of difference between the mainframe or the cloud.

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