From: Steve Richter <>
> Give the as400 the faster powerPc cpu that is available now. I can prove
> that large system sales will not be canibalized and IBM will make more
> profits than less.  With the 3x faster cpu the iSeries will be much more
> competitive with NT.

I don't think IBM wants the iSeries to compete with the xSeries.
The iSeries is for already captive folks that can't go elsewhere.
No competition is needed.

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