Yes, we for one did 1 install and 2 upgrades.  Even did a 620 to 720 upgrade on
12/28.....We had a very busy 4Q.  For us these upgrades were not considered to
be a increase in Y2K risk and we spent most of your Y2K remediation money in 98.


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At 10:23 PM 01/20/2000 -0500, you wrote:
>Roger,
>
> > PS: By way of backing up the doom and gloom of that article, have you guys
> > checked the dismal AS/400 4th quarter results. 1999 was a grim year for the
> > AS/400.
>
>   So if 4Q99 stunk so bad, why are simple DASD and memory upgrades for 720's
>ordered in the first week of Jan not shipping till near the end of Feb?
>Shouldn't they have this stuff piled up to the rafters?  Did they lay off sooo
>many people up there that they can't even ship upgrades??
AS/400 Division had a surprisingly excellent 4th quarter.  Many AS/400
customers who were putting off hardware upgrades decided to go ahead anyway.

Al




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