Merit Network
Can't find what you're looking for? Search the Mail Archives.
  About Merit   Services   Network   Resources & Support   Network Research   News   Events   Home

Discussion Communities: Merit Network Email List Archives

North American Network Operators Group

Date Prev | Date Next | Date Index | Thread Index | Author Index | Historical

Re: who offers cheap (personal) 1U colo?

  • From: Jeff McAdams
  • Date: Sun Mar 14 13:32:15 2004

Paul Vixie wrote:
>>>it would be marketing suicide to offer a different dsl-dhcp ip address
>>>to people willing to pay enough to budget for an abuse desk.

>>You're wrong here.  It can be done, and it can be done profitably.

> Looks like you didn't read what you quoted.  I know it can be done profitably
> but I also know that offering two price-levels of DSL, one with an abuse desk
> capable of calling you and telling you your XP box has been rooted and talking
> you through Windows Update; the other with a tailgate warranty -- this would
> be "marketing suicide" since the irresponsibility of the latter would become
> intolerable if it were thusly highlighted.

No, you're presenting a false dichotomy.  A provider can provide a
first-rate abuse desk, and still be price competitive.  It can be done.
 It requires a fair amount of clue level in the ISP, but it most
definitely can be done.
-- 
Jeff McAdams
"He who laughs last, thinks slowest." -- anonymous

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: OpenPGP digital signature




Discussion Communities


About Merit | Services | Network | Resources & Support | Network Research
News | Events | Contact | Site Map | Merit Network Home


Merit Network, Inc.