At 01:55 PM 1/23/01 -0500, you wrote: Micro$oft can be as steamed as they want. The data at the Microsoft site cites an array of hardware that's just too small to run a company a fraction the size of Micro$oft. Al >Just got the February issue of Midrange Technology Showcase. There is a >lengthy follow up article by Alex Woodie entitled "Microsoft Steamed over >Reported AS/400 Ties", and a letter from Microsoft VP/CIO Rick Devenuti. >It isn't yet available online - just the table of contents (they post >articles for back issues, so it will be a month). > >....Neil > > > > > >"Al Barsa, Jr." <email@example.com> >Sent by: firstname.lastname@example.org >2001/01/11 10:21 >Please respond to MIDRANGE-L > > > To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com > cc: > Subject: Re: AS/400s Extinct at Microsoft > > >At 10:55 PM 1/10/01 -0500, you wrote: > >Did I miss a discussion regarding this article? Hard to believe it's been > >out there since November 22 without anyone mentioning it on this list. > > > >AS/400s Extinct at Microsoft Since May, 1999 > >http://www.microsoft.com/technet/showcase/itops/as400tn.asp > >I have read this page. If you look at the total computing power that M$ >claims to use to run the entire company, and believe that's all that's >necessary to run a company of that size, you would probably agree with >Bill >Gates that no one will ever need more than 640 K to run a desktop. > >Although IBM is very mum, it is known that M$ uses a service bureau for >some processing, and that service bureau uses 400's. Furthermore, some of > >the ex-M$ personnel who are familiar with the M$ application (MAC PAC if >I'm not mistaken) now work for that service bureau. > >I would trust M$ as far as I can throw all of Bill Gates' money. > >Al > > > >+--- >| 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 >+--- +--------------------------------------------------+ | Please do not send private mail to this address. | | Private mail should go to firstname.lastname@example.org. | +--------------------------------------------------+ Al Barsa, Jr. - Account for Midrange-L Barsa Consulting Group, LLC. 400 > 390 Phone: 914-251-1234 Fax: 914-251-9406 http://www.barsaconsulting.com http://www.taatool.com +--- | 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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