So, if some small shop has IBM equipment, and pays IBM for maintenance are
you saying that third party contractors are performing the work? Or are
you saying that no one (at least according to your one contact) uses IBM
maintenance in Tulsa anymore?
I'll agree that IBM did cut staffing a little too severely on occasion.
Often they retooled back up.
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