Controlling whole widget benefits Apple Xserve

“Gartner analyst Adams said a strong selling point is the tightly coupled integration between the Xserve’s OS and its hardware platform. Ironically, Apple was roundly criticized in the past for declining to license its OS to other hardware vendors. However, this longstanding strategy may prove to benefit the company in the server sphere. ‘There are very few platforms where the operating system and the hardware are created in one organization,” Adams said. “With the conjoinment of [its] operating system and hardware, we see a much more complete form of support and service because there’s a single point of accountability,'” writes Robyn Weisman for NewsFactor. The entire article is here.

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