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IBM Server Line Redrawn
IBM has continued its renaming binge, moving from PCs to servers.

letters deadline  Blue give the lines letters which server as a mnemonic for the older names, e.g., aSeries for the former AS/400, iSeries for Intel-based Netfinity, sSeries for the S/390, rSeries for the RS/6000. But then again, they didn't ask our opinion.) There is one other logistical issue that may bedevil IBM's plans. Apparently, the term eServer has already been trademarked by Technauts, Inc. of Morrisville, SC. IBM says theirs is different from Technauts; Technauts hints that they're considering legal action.

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