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RIP HPE's The Machine product, 2014-2016: We hardly knew ye

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Re: Driving Innovation to Product

>The Machine as a test bed for a variety of different approaches rather than an end in itself, which seems sensible enough, prototypes and all that.

Which is fine if it stays internal to R&D but you let marketing folks and senior managment run with it and even the engineers starting making public promises and then next thing you know the world laughs at you ala Itanium (which at least delievered something even if it was underwhelming).

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