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I'd add that "just another casino" sounds like an IBM marketing guy.
Microsoft would have this same article written in big letters and would be
exclaiming all over the place.  Lets be happy about good news, especially
success stories.

Booth Martin   http://www.MartinVT.com

-------Original Message-------

From: midrange-l@midrange.com
Date: Thursday, January 10, 2002 02:43:03 PM
To: midrange-l@midrange.com
Subject: RE: Some good Press about the iSeries

>Just another casino running on the iSeries (/400). Not really news,

>everybody but the MGM/Mirage group does.

>Tom Westdorp

The News was "The News". It wasn't that another Casino runs on an
I thought it was significant that;

It on New.com not in an existing iSeries Mag.
It didn't start off with "Legacy Machine....
It actually said that it was faster than a PC-based system

and it lead with "IBM's leading edge iSeries 400 architecture...."

That's why I thought it was refreshing to see.

John Carr



ACSC's CMS(TM) system is based on IBM's leading edge iSeries 400
architecture and utilizes a proven integrated database that allows casino
operators to seamlessly manage all of their slot and casino software as one
system. Unlike PC-based systems, which the Dover Downs had previously
employed, the iSeries is very fast -- all data is provided in real-time --
and always available -- the iSeries has been consistently benchmarked with
a 99.987% availability rating.

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