• Subject: Re: "The Magic Box" - I got one in the MAIL !!!
  • From: "Mary Jo Whitcomb" <mjwhit@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 27 Nov 1999 05:46:57 -0800

I got a different "Magic Box" mailing.  No punch out box and it was touting
the Netfinity server.  All it did was make me mad!
Mary Jo

-----Original Message-----
From: Chuck Lewis <clewis@iquest.net>
To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
Date: Friday, November 26, 1999 5:28 PM
Subject: "The Magic Box" - I got one in the MAIL !!!


>Hi Folks,
>
>Just got the mail today and in it was something from IBM -  a MAGIC BOX
>!!!
>
>It was a punch out cardboard, assemble your own "cube" deal. I STARTED
>to call IBM Service to have our CE come out and assemble it, but since
>things are SLOW today (since EVERYONE and their brother is OFF today...)
>I did it myself and it looks quite nice sitting on my desk. Somehow
>though I thought the Magic Box would do more (?)...
>
><BG>
>
>But it DOES feature the AS/400 as the Magic Box and it's from Roger
>Ardnt, Director, AS/400e Brand, IBM North America ! Not sure if I got
>this because we are an AS/400 site OR because I signed up for the IBM
>"Small Business" stuff on the internet ((I've been getting a lot of
>stuff from them lately). The significance of this could be that if it
>WAS as a result of the Small Business deal, they are pushing the AS/400
>down that road !!!
>
>Chuck
>
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