Re: IBM SoftLayer may not compete head to head with Amazon
Not sure you say this because your fortune (or some part) is linked to praising IBM, but it will be interesting to know customers who are really loving IBM systems. And love out of sheer respect and not because they have no alternative or are scared of antagonizing the Big Blue. For sure, IBM systems do work for people, at least those systems which are high end or not available elsewhere. More so, IBM keeps selling because its entrenched in organization, not because it's loved. But then I understand technology is sold that way and not on respect/appreciation. As I said, I still believe IBM has one of the best technology offerings, but it's very poor in sales and support and just being humble. That is what has caused it lot of challenges and unless that is changed, nothing will.