minutetraders writes "According to some sources, by next year Cisco Systems will be in the blade server business. ChannelWeb has a story confirmed by several sources, here and here that the San Jose, Calif.-based networking behemoth is readying blade servers, code-named California, for a release early next year. A blade server offering would pit Cisco in direct competition against the likes of Dell, HP and IBM, companies it partners with on their respective blade server offerings" for control of the enterprise data center." Link to Original Source
It appears that PL/I (and its dialects) is, or will be, the most widely
used higher level language for systems programming.
-- J. Sammet