August 20, 2007 Timothy Prickett Morgan
Note: This article is reprinted from an April 1995 issue of The Four Hundred.
Sometime in late May, according to our sources, IBM business partners and value added resellers will be briefed about the new RISC AS/400s. A week or so later, everybody expects IBM to formally announce the new boxes. Just because the new boxes will be announced in early June, don’t expect to be able to get your hands on one, especially if you are looking to buy a large 9406 system.
According to people familiar with IBM’s plans, the very largest RISC AS/400s won’t be generally