8202-E4C - 720 4 way with one processor licensed to IBM i. With an RDX for backup lists about $18K.

You can not upgrade from a 170, you have to buy new.

Jim Oberholtzer
Chief Technical Architect
Agile Technology Architects

On 12/5/2012 7:17 AM, tim.dclinc@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
I want to be "legal" with IBM so we would either be purchasing new keys
or maybe there would be an "upgrade" charge going from our 170 to ???.

Im just not sure which models to look at for upgrading. I would like to
be able to run at least v6 if not v7, but dont need the latest and

On 12/05/2012 08:00 AM,rob@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Keep in mind that you will need to get license keys. So if you get
> something on ebay for $250 and it doesn't have OS and you now have to get
> it from IBM how much will that really cost you? A newer machine, in a
> lower tier, but with more processor power may save you money.
> Rob Berendt

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