Well I don't know about Jim, but I find your answer insulting.  So if your
ERP vendor goes belly up your going to walk in to your Presidents office
and tell them I need a few million dollars to change our ERP system that we
just spent the last three years installing.  If that's your only solution
you plan on having on the table then I don't know about your company going
belly up but maybe the IT department should.  As for your reference that if
you doubt the "Viability of the ERP system" my question to you would be,
What ERP system would you not doubt the viability of right now?  Now I
don't know what you do at work but in my world what Jim's doing is called
planning for contingencies and it's a part of the managers job.  You know I
don't seriously think my building is going to go up in flames but guess
what we have a disaster recovery plan anyway.





MacWheel99@aol.com@midrange.com on 02/07/2002 01:25:53 AM

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Jim

You may find my remarks to be insulting, but I believe that evolution
favors
the smart & the scenario you describe will get rid of companies operated by
stupid management.

If you are operating an ERP from a company that has gone out of business &
you try to migrate it to another computer platform, you deserve to join the
ERP vendor in a state of out of business.

And in fact if you seriously doubt the viability of SSA today, then you
should be seriously shopping around RIGHT NOW for a vendor that you have
more
confidence in.

> ncamino@attglobal.net writes:
>
>  <<  Your intent may be benign but then you will always be tempted. >>
>
>  I think the question is important considering the questionable viability
of
>  SSA.
>  When I have to buy a new AS/400, my existing key will not work
>  on the new serial number. If SSA is no longer around, who will give me a
new
>  key ??
>
>  Peace,
>  Jim

MacWheel99@aol.com (Alister Wm Macintyre) (Al Mac)
BPCS 405 CD Manager / Programmer @ Global Wire Technologies Incorporated
http://www.globalwiretechnologies.com = new name same quality wire
engineering company: fax # 812-424-6838
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