• Subject: Re: Sys/36 Upgrade
  • From: "Art Tostaine, Jr." <art@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 8 Jul 1998 10:48:46 -0400

I thought that they had discontinued 436 and gave all AS/400 models ability
to run SSP.  I'll double check that.

Problem would be ability to ever go native, though, with a 436, right?

Art Tostaine, Jr.
CCA, Inc.
Parlin, NJ 08859

-----Original Message-----
From: James W. Kilgore <qappdsn@ibm.net>
To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Date: Wednesday, July 08, 1998 6:35 AM
Subject: Re: Sys/36 Upgrade


>
>
>Art Tostaine, Jr. wrote:
>
>> I have an old time customer who wants to finally migrate to an AS/400.
We
>> haven't heard from them in about 8 years, then, get me an AS/400!  They
will
>> run in 36 mode.  Can I run a 170 like an Advanced/36?  With real SSP, not
>> 36/mode?.
>>
>
>Art,
>
>Have they ruled out a 436?  It's a load-n-go since it sounds like they
don't want
>to change the way they do things.
>
>I have one (count 'em, one) who called me after the fact that they
purchased a
>436 and over the phone I told them to save from the S/36, restore on the
new box
>and move cables port by port and by the time I got there they were done, up
and
>running!
>
>I was amazed at the speed.  To buy an AS/400 running *S36 at the same
performance
>would have cost them (shooting from the hip) 4x. But that was before the
150/170
>models.  I know it's not pc to do this, but if it works in their budget,
what the
>heck.
>
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