Buying the OS for it will be more expensive or nearly the same cost than the new box.

Jim Oberholtzer
Chief Technical Architect
Agile Technology Architects


On 12/5/2012 7:43 AM, tim.dclinc@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
how about the 515 model line? looks like p05 processor group as we have
now. Its cpw is a whole lot more then we are getting now...


On 12/05/2012 08:35 AM, Jim Oberholtzer wrote:
> 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
>> greatest...
>>
>>
>>
>> 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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