IBM’s Intel-based Netfinity servers currently hold third place in the server wars with Dell and Compaq. What are their chances for improving their position?
market structure ibm
of the major computer market segments. These segments include mainframes, servers, desktops, notebooks, palmtops, storage systems, disk drives, printers (via Lexmark, formerly IBM's printer division), and software. IBM was not the first to develop a Personal Computer, but the IBM PC (first shipped in 1981) established the PC industry. In addition, IBM's support (as well as some poor business decisions) helped Microsoft become the dominant software company in the world - some say the dominant force in the