----- Original Message ----- From: Roger Boucher <RBoucher@stanpac.com> To: <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com> Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 1999 2:00 PM Subject: RE: AS/400 vs. NT > Price tags. > > We bought an AS/400 which runs the software that runs our business. > We hired one guy (me) to make modifications to that software and to keep the > machine running. > I haven't told them yet that it essentially runs itself. > =) > > How much is a good night's sleep worth? > > We installed an NT network. > Hired a network guy. > Expanded it. > Hired another guy to keep it up and running. > Expanded it. > Hired another guy to keep it up and running. > All to keep our email flowing... > Our browsers browsing... > And our users clicking... > We hired a paging service so we can get ahold of the network guys when the > network goes down. > Or the email. > Or the internet. > I, by the way, do not have a pager. > More servers... > We need more servers... > Redundancy... > More hires... > Expanded the computer room. > We hired an administrative assistant to keep track of all the service > requests for them. > I feel left out. > > Thank God the software which runs our business runs on an AS/400... > Because that way, everybody (except the network guys of course) can sleep at > night. > > When talking about price tags, is one refering to how much you buy something > for... or how much you pay? > > Roger, Don't wait -- go work for IBM writing their ad copy. They need you! -Wayne +--- | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: email@example.com +---
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