IBM Dodges Antitrust Suit Over Mainframe Resales

Law360, New York (March 14, 2012, 5:36 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a case lodged by a reseller of IBM Corp. mainframes that claimed the computer company's monopolistic business practices drove it to bankruptcy, saying that QSGI Inc. failed to show IBM's conduct damaged competition conditions.

U.S. District Judge Kenneth L. Ryskamp granted dismissal of QSGI's suit accusing IBM of pushing it out of the mainframe resale business by refusing to supply the reseller with the components needed for maintenance of its merchandise, saying that QSGI couldn't demonstrate violation of either...
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