And I think that is why IBM is pushing Linux.  That is going to be their
competition with NT.

Adam Lang
Systems Engineer
Rutgers Casualty Insurance Company
----- Original Message -----
From: "Leif Svalgaard" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, December 27, 2001 6:26 PM
Subject: Re: Trivia: Processor MHz

> 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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