- Provide low-cost (may free) developmental AIX licences for partners and solution providers
- Build flexible cloud offerings where developers could have access to lab systems on a pay per use basis
- Simplify the leasing of new and used equipment
- Increase the Linux affinity of AIX to encourage more AIX/Linux hybrid systems so that customers that wish to migrate to Linux could stay on the same hardware.
When you look at the speed at which the iSeries market appears to have dried-up, I think they need to act very quickly and decisively.