AIX decline in usage
Overall Satisfaction with IBM AIX
- Negative ROI vs other offerings
- Hard to find qualified employees
- Solid offering when used in its sweet spot
IBM is very well suited running DB2 and Websphere, as well as other IBM offered products. The sweet spot is when you get a complete IBM stack.
The counter to that is we have found running Oracle on it to be difficult. It also is limited because of the wide range of Windows-based apps that are not candidates to run on the system. The introduction of open source offerings into our environment makes it a less optimal offering.