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IBM’s Unix Servers Eclipse Sun
IBM’s latest RS/6000 server, the high-end S80, outsold Sun Microsystems’ E10000 by almost three-to-one in the fourth quarter. Who cares – it’s the performance

sale friday  quarter, compared with Sun's sale of 255 of flagship E10000 servers, the report said. The servers-powerful computers that manage other computers - are designed to run the Unix OS aimed at industrial-strength business uses. The report came two days after Sam Palmisano, head of IBM's server group, told analysts that growth in servers would come through improved products and a more focused sales effort. Hardware such as servers represents 30 percent of a $700 billion electronic business market, he said.

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Point of Sale (POS) Systems

A point-of-sale (POS) system helps retailers automate transactions. POS solutions are used in retail stores where sales associates must enter sales, refunds, layaways, transfers, etc. POS systems typically consist of some form of electronic cash register and may include credit or debit card processing. Such systems are generally used wherever goods or services are exchanged for monetary value, including the hotel and restaurant industry and in retail environments.  

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