[rescue] Re: [geeks] THIS. MAKES. ME. SICK.

James Lockwood rescue at sunhelp.org
Wed Jun 13 17:44:25 CDT 2001

On Wed, 13 Jun 2001, Dave McGuire wrote:

>   If they stick with PeeCee, they'll be Just Another PeeCee Vendor.
> Which means they'll have to compete on price alone, which means
> they'll lose their shirts.

That depends.  A packaged, turnkey PC based solution can be cost effective
given the right software (heck, F5 manages it).

>   It's happened time and time again.  DEC tried it and nearly ran
> themselves out of money.  DG tried it and now where are they?  Unisys,
> Intergraph, AT&T, etc etc etc...they all tried to jump on the "hey

And now SGI.  How the mighty have fallen.


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