IBM has released a Linux-only POWER5 LPAR-capable system called the OpenPower. (LPAR technology allows you to run many instances of Linux on the same server using shared processors and hardware resources through virtualization.) For reference, the basic model costs 1/4 what a similar AIX-capable model costs. It looks like the first move towards making AIX a legacy OS and Linux a nextgen OS is here.

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