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The Shark and the iSeries

My company is considering buying a SHARK system to run its iSeries processing. I have heard numerous rumors that Shark does not work well with iSeries. Is this true and is there data out there that can substantiate the claims?

Thanks, Dave.

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My advice here would be to look at the research done by the industry analysts to confirm those rumors. Objective third party opinions are a good place to start to either confirm or deny rumors, as some vendors like to use "FUD" in their arguments against competitive products.

I personally have not heard that rumor, nor have I done testing with iSeries and the Shark so I have no opinion either way.


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This was first published in July 2002

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