[rescue] AS/400? Anyone?

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Fri Jan 18 08:33:19 CST 2008

Geoffrey S. Mendelson wrote:
>> Anyone want a AS/400? 3 cabinet system, complete?
> Does IBM still sell AS/400's? 
> I have some very anti AS/400 opinions and the effect they had on IBM's
> finances when the company stopped selling low end 370's to force customers
> to buy AS400's, and said so on another mailing list. (circa 1990-1991)
> I also said that now, IBM is concentrating on Z/390's and RS6000's,
> with the AS400's gone. 

Nope.  They're called System/i5 now.  They can run mixed environments of 
OS/400 (called i5/OS now), AIX and Linux simultaneously on a single machine.

Peace...  Sridhar

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