IBM have announced some important information regarding IBM iCluster for IBM Power Systems (“iCluster”).
On November 21, 2011 IBM signed a definitive agreement with Rocket Software, Inc. (http://www.rocketsoftware.com) to transfer ownership of the iCluster product and ongoing business operations to Rocket Software.
Rocket Software is a large, global company and a long-standing enterprise software partner of IBM’s with an excellent track record of delivering value to clients. Rocket iCluster will become a new brand within Rocket’s Storage, Networks and Compliance business unit, and will expand on Rocket’s breadth of solutions for IBM i. Rocket Software plans to continue to invest in developing and supporting iCluster.
As a valued customer, we want to ensure that your investment in iCluster is protected. IBM plans to continue to offer iCluster within its portfolio while transitioning business operations to Rocket Software. In addition, we will be working with Rocket Software to ensure that support calls are seamlessly routed and support delivery is unaffected. In most instances the product contacts with whom you work today will not change as a result of this transaction.
If you need any further information on the above announcement please contact us or simply request a consultation.