>because the step down in processor group (figure that one!) made
>the upgrade deal too good to miss.  It worked out about 18k for a double in

Questions about what happens when you step down in processor groups:

Let's say you move from a P10 CISC system at V3R2 to a (faster) RISC
system running V4Rx in the P05 group.

 1) Do you pay the version upgrade fees for P05 tier V3 to V4

 2) Is software subscription then based on the P05 tier?

 3) What happens if the business then grows to the point it needs to
step back up to the P10 tier in the future?  Is the customer looking
at forking over the normal full P05 to P10 upgrade fees?

If it matters, my concern if for customers in the USA.

| This is the Midrange System Mailing List!
| To submit a new message, send your mail to
| To subscribe to this list send email to
| To unsubscribe from this list send email to
| Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator:

This thread ...


Follow On AppleNews
Return to Archive home page | Return to MIDRANGE.COM home page

This mailing list archive is Copyright 1997-2020 by and David Gibbs as a compilation work. Use of the archive is restricted to research of a business or technical nature. Any other uses are prohibited. Full details are available on our policy page. If you have questions about this, please contact [javascript protected email address].