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Re: Platinum accounts for the Internet (was Re: who offers cheap(personal) 1U colo?)
- From: Pete Templin
- Date: Mon Mar 15 08:32:00 2004
Robert E. Seastrom wrote:
Employee to PHB: "You hired me to provide core network engineering and
lead the level 2 network ops staff. Tell me again why you want me to
provide any server engineering, if you knew my strengths when you hired me?"
Seconded. This is dirt simple to do. If we believe in public
humiliation, a list of infected machines and their owners (along with
a suitably snarky "don't hire these top network engineers to maintain
your fleet of windows boxes" message) could be displayed on the
projection screens at the break.
There's a reason I've gotten out of small ISP consulting - I don't do
Windows, and I'm getting overrun by Linux corrosion slowly. I route, I
switch, I help with securing networks. And I do wear a lot of hats at
my day job, but I remind them that they hired a specialist, and promised
lots of server support all along the way. Granted, the Windows guy is
overloaded and the UNIX/Linux guy would snore in front of his PHB...