IBM Sets Pace in Unix Virtualization

Our most recent GCG Unix Vendor Preference survey showed that our real-world survey respondents see IBM’s Power Systems brand leading the pack in terms of virtualization technology and support. We have also found that IBM-centric Unix users plan to embrace Unix virtualization at a significantly higher rate than customers who tend towards HP or Sun systems. In this research report, we look at the survey results and discuss IBM’s Power Systems virtualization milestones and touch on the implications for the Unix server market…