”Of course, it's easier to find flashy wins at HP, which sold $620m worth of Itanium servers in the third quarter, according to Gartner, rather than scrounging through Bull's $15m in sales for a decent customer. Incidentally, no other member of the ISA shipped more than 335 Itanium servers in the third quarter, according to Gartner, while HP shipped 6,200 systems. Does ISA really spell PA-RISC/Alpha replacement?”
Everyone is going dual-core these days, and as the article brings out, dual-core Itanium has already been delayed much further than other flavors of enterprise chips. The uphill battle for Itanium just keeps getting steeper.