1. McKinsey study: http:// www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2009/04/15/mckinsey-data-centers-cheaper-than-cloud/. 2. Comparison of IBM System x3850 X5 + MAX5 with total 96 DIMMs x 16 GB for total 1.5 TB of memory
vs. IBM System x3850 M2 with 32 DIMMs x 8 GB = 256 GB. Comparison of processor-based licensing fees on current Generation 4 processor systems with 64 DIMMs vs. the IBM System x3690 + MAX5. IBM e XFlash technology would
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