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Re: happy bday IGS-R
- From: John Payne
- Date: Thu Feb 15 18:37:07 2001
On Thu, Feb 15, 2001 at 05:53:21PM -0500, Brent Sweeny wrote:
> I remember way back then, when we were evaluating whether to buy Proteon
> or Cisco, scanning the hosts table (which still listed all the routers
> in the internet then, along with what KIND they were) to see what Cisco's
> market penetration was. it was growing fast enough that we thought they
> might stay in business. ;) it's still a good idea for cisco to remember
> proteon (and what they did wrong), though virtually no one from cisco today
> has ever heard of proteon, too bad--the lessons are still relevant, perhaps
> more than ever.
Umm, when Cisco bought IBM's router division, didn't they take on the support
contracts for those routers?
The IBM 2210 had a lot of Proteon history...
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