IBM would prefer to sell its own DS or XIV series of disk arrays to its System z mainframe customers, but mainframe shops sometimes have other ideas, such as buying Symmetrix DMX or VMAX arrays. And that's why Big Blue has extended an interoperability and technology licensing agreement with disk array rival EMC. Under the multi- …
Admit it, you got that expression off "The Wire".
As it happens ...
... I'm halfway through yet another five season back-to-back marathon.
Ya know, I probably did.