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Netfinity

An earlier name for IBM's x86-based servers. See IBM branding.



IBM branding

IBM products have undergone numerous evolutions and name changes over the years. In the following summary, the latest series is at the top of each list:


 MAINFRAMES
 "Z" BRANDS

 System z (renaming of zSeries)

 eServer zSeries (evolved from System/390)

 System/390 (followed System 370)

 System/370 (followed System 360)

 System/360 (original system)


 x86-BASED SERVERS
 "X" BRANDS (Acquired by Lenovo in 2014)

 System x (renaming of xSeries)

 eServer xSeries (renaming of Netfinity)

 Netfinity (renaming of PC Server)

 PC Server (original system)


 MIDRANGE BUSINESS SYSTEMS
 "I" BRANDS

 Power Systems (System i and p merged)

 System i (renaming of iSeries)

 i5 (evolution of iSeries)

 eServer iSeries (renaming of AS/400)

 AS/400 (System/38 evolution of
          and support for System/36)

 System/38 (original system)

 System/36 (original system)


 SCIENTIFIC & TECHNICAL WORKSTATIONS
 "P" BRANDS

 Power Systems (System i and p merged)

 System p (renaming of pSeries)

 p5 (evolved from pSeries)

 eServer pSeries (renaming of RS/6000)

 RS/6000 (original system)





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