Will Big Blue Serve Up A Winner In The Network Market?

One of the hottest--and most profitable--segments of the personal-computer business is the market for network servers--the shadowy machines that work in the background to control networks of desktop PCs. According to market researcher International Data Corp., sales of these computers will climb from $4.7 billion last year to $7.4 billion in 1996. And while Compaq and Dell have been cashing in on this booming business, PC industry leader IBM has been slow to develop its own line of network servers.

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