IBM says new big box safer from hackers

Thursday, 28 July 2005, 2:20 AM EST

Trying to stay atop the market for corporate computer servers, IBM renewed its lucrative line of mainframe computers with a new system aimed at helping banks, government agencies and other big customers keep data secure.

IBM spent $1.2 billion over the past three years developing the new mainframe, the z9, which it says offers twice the processing power and twice the memory of Big Blue's current top mainframe. The price starts around $1 million.

At the Daily Press.

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