Y2K solutions present puzzles for investorsgreenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread
"Indeed, 69 percent of North American companies surveyed recently by Forrester Research Inc. say they will lock down at least part of their technology infrastructures before Jan. 1, with most freezes lasting at least three months."
-- Gayla Dunbar (email@example.com), June 06, 1999
Just read thru that article you linked.
By "lockdown" I believe these these companies mean only that they plan at some point to 'freeze' their software applications as is for a time, that is, make no more changes in it. It doesn't mean they will be shutting down their operations.
-- Tom Carey (firstname.lastname@example.org), June 06, 1999.