• Subject: Re: AS/6000
  • From: "Roger Pence" <rp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2000 10:57:09 -0500

> AS/400 Division had a surprisingly excellent 4th quarter.  Many AS/400
> customers who were putting off hardware upgrades decided to go ahead


Define "surprisingly excellent."

>Also badly hit were sales of IBM's popular midrange AS/400 servers,
declining substantially during the quarter,
>according to John R. Joyce, IBM's chief financial officer.

>Y2K-related declines in customer demand were a significant factor behind
fourth-quarter revenue decreases in System/390,
>AS/400, RS/6000, and personal computers. However, within IBM's server
family, Netfinity PC revenues increased significantly,
>as did revenues from RS/6000 mid-range servers, including the advanced
RS/6000 Model S80.


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