Solaris to run on IBM Kit

Could the relationship run deeper?  What happens when UltraSparc T2 servers bump up against the Cell – both running Solaris? 

Longtime Rivals IBM, Sun to Collaborate

But analyst Bob Djurdjevic of Annex Research said this could herald something deeper between Armonk, N.Y.-based IBM and Santa Clara, Calif.-based Sun – perhaps an eventual acquisition of Sun by its older, larger rival.

In that scenario, IBM and Sun would have a broad software portfolio to sell together, and they could join forces on the very expensive development of next-generation microprocessors for their servers.

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