I think that's a little strong to say CA 'crumbled' the z market. Their pricing and practices probably influenced some outsourcing deals to avoid paying their 'upgrade' fees, and also led to a booming market in non-CA, functional replacement products from other vendors including IBM.


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From: MIDRANGE-L [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jim Oberholtzer
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CA drove the cost of running an MVS system up so high that the
market started to crumble underneath them. I'm wondering when that happens to POWER at this point.

Time will tell.

Jim Oberholtzer
Chief Technical Architect
Agile Technology Architects

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