• Subject: Re: Sys/36 Upgrade
  • From: Glenn Ericson <Glenn-Ericson@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 08 Jul 1998 11:07:17 -0400

Think the 236  or 436 would allow them to use "the  real SSP" with all the
nice Y2K stuff. Very likely that is  what might have woke them up to
change and going to a 400 - preferably the 436.

At 02:31 AM 7/8/98 -0400, Art 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?.
>
>They use the old 36 program Text Management all the time.  Now, assuming
>I've recommended they forget about Word PRocessing on the 400 and use their
>PC's, and they've said no, can they run TxtManagement on the 170?  Their
>biggest is job is using the mail merge utility with AFP documents to print
>envelopes, large labels, worksheets, etc.
>
>If they can't use TextManagement, can their documents and forms migrate to
>Office?
>
>They also use alot of Sys/36 mode Copyprt and AFP merges.
>
>If they run SSP, can the still run Client Access for 95 to access their 36
>apps?
>
>They would like to get off of the Sys/36 as cheaply as possible, then they
>will upgrade/migrate/change their apps and operations to the best way as the
>next step.
>
>BTW, this is a non-profit organization, if that helps explain anything.
>
>Art Tostaine, Jr.
>CCA, Inc.
>Parlin, NJ 08859
>
>
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