From: Sean McGrath (sean at domain hdl.ie)
Date: Fri 28 May 1999 - 11:52:46 IST
jplooney at domain compapp.dcu.ie wrote:
> On Fri, May 28, 1999 at 05:57:20AM -0400, Twomey_Mark at domain emc.com mentioned:
> > How is AIX doing as a commercial version of Unix?
> > I remember reading in Byte about a year ago that AIX had fallen behind
> > SOLARIS and DEC Unix.
> It's a different market. If you buy an SP2, running AIX, and want a
> contract on that machine till 2036, that's no problem. Say that to Sun or
> Digital, and they'll laugh at you.
try getting ibm to keep the contract going till after 2036 and they
be laughing too.
the rs6000's are very nice machines, other than the non-standard way
they have of
doing things.. Other thing is that IBM charge a lot for support,
more than say HP.
And they've now outsourced it. C&W are the support/resellers here in
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