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FIRST AND FINAL ADD TO IBM ANNOUNCES NEW AS/400 PROCESSORS, NEW SOFTWARE, FIRST USE OF 16-MEGABIT CHIP.

 /FIRST AND FINAL ADD -- NY033 -- IBM SYSTEM/400/
 PRICES AND AVAILABILITY: NEW AS/400 MODELS, HARDWARE, SOFTWARE
 New models of the IBM Application System/400 (AS/400) will be available March 6, 1992. Operating System/400 (OS/400) Version 2 Release 1.1 (announced Sept. 4, 1991) also will be available March 6. OS/400 Version 2 Release 2 will be available Dec. 18.
 (Note to editor: "Application System/400," "Operating System/400," "AS/400," and "OS/400" are trademarks or registered trademarks of IBM.)
 Configurations
 With the announcement of the new E model processors, IBM also announced a rebalancing of prices to support customer needs for additional memory and peripherals. Prices of midrange twinaxial displays, additional main storage and direct access storage devices (DASD) have been reduced up to 40 percent.
 Prices for midrange displays have been reduced 15 percent, for additional main storage 25 percent, and for 9336 DASD that attaches to 9406 Models E35 and larger by 30 to 40 percent.
 Typical configurations based on E models with additional main storage, DASD, other peripherals and operating and other software offer up to 46 percent better performance at up to 10 percent less cost than comparable configurations based on D models.
 Configuration Configuration Percent
 Typical Price Based Price Based Performance Pct. Price
 Configuration on D Model on E Model Improvement Reduction
 D06/E06 $39,561 $38,007 37 - 4
 D10/E10 $51,260 $45,555 37 - 3
 D20/E20 $112,778 $112,776 46 0
 D35/E35 $216,249 $195,114 31 -10
 D50/E50 $605,885 $556,428 33 - 8
 D70/E70 $1,282,614 $1,162,209 27 - 9
 Processors
 Model Processor Operating
 Price System
 Price
 9402
 EO2 $10,200 $1,800
 E04 $12,500 $3,935
 E06 $16,500 $7,715
 9404
 E10 $16,100 $7,715
 E20 $33,000 $13,650
 E25 $69,000 $18,480
 9406
 E35 $33,000 $18,480
 E45 $69,000 $36,750
 E50 $110,000 $52,500
 E60 $220,000 $75,600
 E70 $335,000 $99,750
 E80 $640,000 $141,750
 E90 $900,000 $168,000
 Hardware
 Price Avail.
 IBM 5494 Remote Control Unit
 Model 001 $6,000 3/27/92
 Model 002 $8,250 3/27/92
 IBM 3490 Magnetic Tape Subsystem
 Model C10, with parallel channel $32,505 4/17/92
 Model C11, with parallel channel $38,005 4/17/92
 Model C22, with parallel channel $69,225 4/17/92
 IBM 4230 Matrix Printer
 375 CPS, Twinaxial Model 101 $3,995 3/6/92
 480 CPS, Twinaxial Model 102 $5,495 3/6/92
 IBM 4234 Dot Band Printer
 Coaxial Model 7 $11,080 4/17/92
 Twinaxial Model 8 $11,080 4/17/92
 ASCII Model 9 $9,395 4/17/92
 Software
 Price Avail.
 Performance Investigator/400 $125-$3,050 12/18/92
 IBM AS/400 Performance Tools Subset $266-$6,490 3/20/92
 AD/Cycle (note A):
 IBM Application Dictionary Services/400 $320-$7,825 9/18/92
 IBM SAA AD/Cycle Application
 Development Manager/400 $850-$25,200 12/18/92
 CICS/400 (A) $1,750-$59,850 3/26/93
 DataBase Publisher Runtime/DOS
 for the AS/400 System $500 3/20/92
 IBM Workstation Remote IPL/400 $425-$5,105 9/18/92
 Systems Administration Tools
 System License $9,330-$56,900 7/31/92
 Distributed License $1,250 7/31/92
 Plug'N'Go
 Plug'N'Go (note A) System Solutions include an E02 configuration and pre-loaded software. Plug'N'Go Application Solutions are designed for easy installation on an E02 at a customer location. The AS/400 applications listed below use application software provided by IBM Business Partners.
 IBM
 Business Partner Price Avail.
 Plug'N'Go System Solutions
 ALE Delinquent Loan ALE SYSTEMS $37,292 3/20/92
 Collections System (B)
 Quick Recovery (B) Medical GENERAL SYSTEMS $23,415 3/20/92
 Practice Management System DESIGN, INC
 THE PUBLIC DEFENDERS SYSTEM (B) JALAN $30,837 3/20/92
 THE LAWYER SYSTEM(B) JALAN $30,837 3/20/92
 THE JAIL SYSTEM(B) JALAN $27,162 3/20/92
 FIRE-PLUG! United Systems $19,475 3/20/92
 Technology
 TeleMagic/400 (A) Appintec Corp. $28,372 3/20/92
 FIRES 2000 Chiefs(B), Inc. $43,022 3/20/92
 Plug'N'Go Application Solutions
 Payroll Checkwriting Linton Shafer $2,200 2/18/92
 Computer Services, Inc.
 Accounts Payable Linton Shafer $1,700 2/18/92
 Checkwriting Computer Services, Inc.
 (A) -- Trademark or registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.
 (B) -- The following are trademarks or registered trademarks of the indicated companies: ALE Delinquent Loan Collections System (ALE SYSTEMS), Quick Recovery (GENERAL SYSTEMS DESIGN, INC.) THE PUBLIC DEFENDERS SYSTEM, THE LAWYER SYSTEM, THE JAIL SYSTEM (JALAN), Chiefs (Chiefs, Inc.).
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