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

Roland6 Silver badge

Re: Nonsense is Goodsense, I Guess...

> IBM doesn't make any money from the actual mainframe or storage

Agree, IBM's mainframe business is very much like Rolls Royce aero engines business: they don't sell engines any more, instead they sell service support contracts based around the usage of their engines...

I see no reason why IBM won't structure their cloud offering similarly.

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