Fortune 500 vs. PC Industry/Chip Makers : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread

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Another possible delay: PC makers may hold back on orders of Rambus chips for at least six months because of concerns over the year 2000 date change. "Intel had a meeting in the second week of January with PC makers," says Gus Richard, a former chip analyst for Rambus underwriter Hambrecht & Quist, now a buy-side analyst with Emerging Growth Management.

"They told Intel that Fortune 500 customers said, 'You can't change the platform on us; we need to start testing for Y2K,'" Richard says. "Customers want a stabile platform. [Rambus] changes the specifications and affects the software."

-- Brett (, February 24, 1999

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