Lenovo has announced the acquisition of the IBM x86 servers will close on October 1, as reported in ZDNet
The purchase, which was made by 2,300 million USD, incorporates systemx, BladeCenter, Flex System (both switches and servers) Flex x86 integrated systems, NeXtScale and iDataPlex, both servers and associated software, while IBM will retain Systemz, Power Systems, Storage Systems, Power-based Flex, PureApplication and PureData appliances.
Although this may sound like the dismantling of IBM, the American company actually prefers to focus on supercomputing, and areas related with innovations and development, it being the company that has patented most in the world for several years.
With this transfer, where IBM has a repeated buyer in Lenovo, and to which they already sold its PC division (ThinkPad). They may have possibly disposed of certain products that were not very profitable. While the Chinese company with this acquisition continues on its way to establish itself as one of the hardware giants worldwide.