Impact 2011 is coming soon and if you can be present to this event (Las Vegas, NV April 10-15th), you will have noticed the various sessions dedicated to DataPower appliances.
No doubt there will be some revolutionary announces in regard with the world of appliances...I know some of them....be ready.
This will for sure put (again and again) some distances between IBM and its competitors.
I am looking forward to meeting you there !
Have a very nice day: Joel.