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From Andy Lewis <>
Subject RE: Shameless Developer Recruiting
Date Mon, 03 Apr 2000 15:37:45 GMT
I've been preaching that story here for years. They just moved me to a new
group and spent $650k on their Sun cluster...

Andy Lewis
VERITAS Software, Heathrow, Florida
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" Some days, it is best to keep reality at arms length..."

		-----Original Message-----
		From:	Mark Washeim []
		Sent:	Monday, April 03, 2000 10:23 AM
		Subject:	Re: Shameless Developer Recruiting

		>but I have to tell you: such companies don't have problems
paying 125K$
		>for a Vignette StoryServer licence.... and don't have
problems running
		>clusters of huge Sun machines to run the Oracle Application
Server when
		>they could spend one tenth using a bunch of PCs + FreeBSD +
Apache +

		This is precisely what I've been proving to large IT
departments in the last
		year. They get better ROI and lower TCO with the SAME
resulting facilities
		PC Hardware

		And I have much better margins, support (you guys!) and,
even, better TCO
		(it's all easier to maintain).

		Now, I have to give more back!


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