> >Not my point
> >Then point is, they had no interest in trading up
> >Wanted "rid" of their Alpha systems
> Their loss, your gain.
Well, not sure why DT would assume they are not running VMS, but I would
tend to see this as a loss all around, not just for them but also for
HP, OpenVMS and Alpha->Itanic.
Quote:> You probably got the systems for a good price, and
> can arrange for their re-deployment with a fair profit for yourself.
Now, if only those boxes could find new life as VMS machines.
If only... (Famous last words)
Y'know, I'm stilling thinking of startup a non-M$ computer store. U.S.
readers may remember a chain called ComputerLand from the middle 80's.
Imagine that happening again with focus on Linux, *BSD and (YES!) VMS,
perhaps also sub-contracting with someone else to provide Windows
Servers for those prospects who insist on insecure, unreliable
David J. Dachtera
dba DJE Systems
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