• Subject: RE: Saving our AS/400
  • From: Phil Groschwitz <sublime78ska@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2001 15:25:04 -0800 (PST)

Good old IBM.  They'll get Global Services involved
and show you how to move from both the AS/400 and your
newly acquired Oracle app to Windows 2000. <bg>


--- Edward Koziol <koziol@chaney.net> wrote:
> Get your IBM team to help you out.  They've got
> ammo...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Murphy, Guy [mailto:murphy@uif.uillinois.edu]
> Sent: Monday, January 29, 2001 10:02 AM
> To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject: Saving our AS/400
>         Our U. has bought an ERP package based on
> Oracle, Sun servers and
> the like.  As part of the deal, the vendor threw in
> an Alumni/Foundation
> product for free and now there is pressure to move
> to it.  Unfortunately,
> this product is not nearly as sophisticated as the
> system we have developed
> on the AS/400.  We need ammo to convince the powers
> that be not to migrate
> to this part of the ERP system.  We need to cite
> sources and articles by
> reputable organizations that show the AS/400 is not
> a dinosaur.  We need to
> show that the machine is as advanced as any server
> on the market and  that
> it's going to be around for a long time.  We
> simultaneously need to show
> that the 400 can support advanced languages like
> Java and C++ AND that RPG
> is not a dead language.  Can anyone point me to the
> resources I need to do
> all of this?
> Guy Murphy - murphyfa@uiuc.edu 
> FACTS system - University of Illinois 
> 217-333-8670 
> http://www.heisercoaching.com
> <http://www.heisercoaching.com>  

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