OT: AS/400 Being Phased Out? - Hewlett Packard

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    http://blogs.computerworld.com/so_long_as_400

    "He [David Leichner, chief marketing officer of BluePhoenix Solutions Inc. of Cary, N.C.] says the legacy technology is losing market share. Even supporters are hesitant to stay with i. A survey last month of Common members, the largest user group for i technology, showed a mere 23% planned to move to the latest i hardware."


    Jim Phillips




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  2. Re: OT: AS/400 Being Phased Out?

    Jim quotes:
    > "He [David Leichner, chief marketing officer of BluePhoenix Solutions Inc.
    > of Cary, N.C.] says the legacy technology is losing market share. Even
    > supporters are hesitant to stay with i. A survey last month of Common
    > members, the largest user group for i technology, showed a mere 23%
    > planned to move to the latest i hardware."


    Unlike HP's cut-n-starve strategy, IBM seems to be actively trying to move
    the legacy apps to a version that will provide portability to other IBM
    hardware. From the 2003 "i Developer Road Atlas" (See the Tools tab too)

    http://www-03.ibm.com/servers/enable.../descript.html

    Mark W.

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