If Chinese PC vendor Lenovo wants to be a contender in the global server racket, it is going to have to pick up the pace a little bit. Which it's doing. A little. Intel launched their Nehalem EP Xeon 5500 processors back in March, and all of the key tier-one server makers had at least some gear using the new chips ready to roll …
Faster than Cisco
well at least they beat Cisco UCS to market with their Nehalem servers
Brand name recognition
Personally I reckon IBM would be crazy to get out of the server biz, even if they're just selling rebadged Lenovo's, because "nobody ever got fired for buying Lenovo" just doesn't have the same ring to it.