IBM is set to organise a convention for European users in mid-March, when it will explain the technical issues behind the so-called millennium bomb.
The conference, to be held in La Hulpe, Belgium on 9-11 March, will be chaired by Bill Hetherington, general manager of IBM Emea region, with speakers including Robin Guenier, head of the Taskforce 2000 action group, and Frank Sempert, chairman of EU initiative Task 2000.
But the focus of the conference will be on how S/390, AS/400 and other IBM platforms will perform at the turn of the century, and how to safeguard systems based on them. But OS/2 and NT hardly get a look in on the agenda and embedded systems - the chief worry to many large companies because of their sheer number - are sidelined.
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