A new report says server sales unexpectedly declined in the third quarter as companies delayed purchases because of Y2K bug fears. Separately, the federal government issues reassurances while experts weigh in on the nation's Y2K readiness.
"We would like people to be prepared for a long midwinter weekend,
but we think that's all that's necessary."
- John Koskinen, chairman, President's Council on Year 2000 Conversion
Y2K fears weigh down server sales
Server sales drop unexpectedly during the third quarter, in part due to fears and preparation for the Y2K bug, with IBM feeling the most pain.