For those who don't know, Alex is the one who wrote the article.
Don <email@example.com> Sent by: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Subject: RE: Microsoft-AS/400 Story True
Uh, Alex, dude...
this was a cover article quoting Frank...Uh, me thinks that you should be
able to call Frank directly and uh just maybe ASK HIM? :)
Don in DC
On Thu, 16 Nov 2000, Alex Woodie wrote:
> Microsoft vehemently denies that they have any AS/400s anymore (or use any
> applications that run on AS/400s), and is pressing hard to get a correction
> or a retraction in SHOWCASE. Please contact me if you have any useful
> information regarding the validity of the rumors, or if you know them to be
> Alex Woodie
> Products Editor
> Midrange Technology SHOWCASE
> 760-931-8615 ext. 137
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> Sent: Thursday, November 16, 2000 3:50 PM
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> Subject: Microsoft-AS/400 Story True
> In the November 2000 Issue of Showcase Magazine, article "IBM's Frank
> Soltis, Uncensored", Frank confirms the rumors we've heard about
> Microsoft trying to get rid of it's 23 AS/400s.
> According to Frank, Microsoft planned to unplug its AS/400s and power
> up 1,200 NT servers it needed to replace them. But things didn't quite go
> as planned. "They found they couldn't make it work. Today, one year
> after unplugging their AS/400s, they're back on the AS/400."
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