[rescue] Sun E4000 systems - wow they're cheap

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Fri Jul 18 15:41:42 CDT 2003

>From: Shannon <shannon at widomaker.com>
>On Tue, Jul 15, 2003 at 01:13:03PM -0400, William Enestvedt wrote:
>> > > Sun charges just on 28,500 USD to relicense this system...
>> >
>> > That's just insane.
>> >
>>    If you think that's insane, then you'd call me a liar if I told you what
>> they want for a CPU/Memory board and two processors for my sad ol' E3000.
>> *sigh*
>I'm used to high prices for the hardware, but in the Sun shops of past
>jobs, the OS licenses were nowhere near that high. I think even on our
>largest systems we never paid much for the OS.
>Sometimes the Sun reps just gave us an OS license even, though maybe
>that was actually against the rules.
>The local SGI rep gives away hardware all the time instead of shipping
>it back to California for recycling.

Introduce me to your rep...... puhleeze :-)

-- Curt

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