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RE: Number of installed AS/400s


  • Subject: RE: Number of installed AS/400s
  • From: Glenn Ericson <Glenn-Ericson@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 15 May 1999 13:03:16 -0400

fixed

Don
Is it  a new AS/400 ?
or  some other  system solution?

I am seeing  some  wiz-kid moves tracking long and the 400 
 sitting there  unremediated  just incase.

At 06:18 PM 5/14/99 -0400, you wrote:
>I wonder how many of these AS400 machines will be running after 12/31/99? I
>know of one company that has an old AS400 that has not been upgraded in 10
>years. They are just going to turn it off at the end of this year (they
>already have another system setup).
>Art
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Fisher, Don [mailto:DRF@HeiligMeyers.com]
>Sent: Friday, May 14, 1999 2:54 PM
>To: 'MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com'
>Subject: RE: Number of installed AS/400s
>
>
>550,000, eh?
>
>I wonder, being the cynical person that I am, how many of those "installed"
>AS/400s are still running.  Does this number include all AS/400s ever
>installed, including ones that have been replaced by newer models and
>subsequently discarded?  
>
>And then there's the question of whether a single AS/400 can be counted
>multiple times by being installed at one site, replaced by a newer model,
>installed at another site, and so on.  
>
>Don't get me wrong folks.  I'd like to believe that number, but the use of
>the word "installed" rather than "operating" makes me very suspicious.
>
>Donald R. Fisher, III
>Project Manager
>Heilig-Meyers Furniture Company
>(804) 784-7500 ext. 2124
>Don.Fisher@HeiligMeyers.com
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>>Supposedly there are over 500,000 AS/400s installed around the world.
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Regards,

Glenn
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