• Subject: Re: AS/400 Gasping For Air ??
  • From: email@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (James W Kilgore)
  • Date: Sun, 03 Jan 1999 22:10:27 -0800
  • Organization: Progressive Data Systems, Inc.


If you have the opportunity, pls let us know what the final cost turns out to 

It's common practice for some firms to low ball just to get in the door.  After 
that the sky's the limit ;-)

nina jones wrote:

> <<snip>>
> well, the board meet a couple of months ago, and was very upset they were 
>given an ibm proposal.  they wanted a p/c proposal.
> so, they got a p/c vendor gave them a proposal, with a quote to rewrite their 
>software in access for $2000.  the total p/c proposal was about 1/2 of the 
>as/400 one.  so the board went with that.
> but i wonder - they do billing, accounts receiviable, membership tracking, 
>and training programs.  how on earth can anyone rewrite all that for $2000?  
>are those wizards that good?
> nj

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