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Re: Platinum accounts for the Internet (was Re: who offers cheap(personal) 1U colo?)

  • From: Laurence F. Sheldon, Jr.
  • Date: Mon Mar 15 10:24:33 2004

Pete Templin wrote:

Laurence F. Sheldon, Jr. wrote:

Pete Templin wrote:

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...

If you are in Nebraska I can help you with the Unemploy^WWorkforce
Development paperwork.

I didn't suggest saying "I'm not gonna do it". I just suggested "You hired me to deploy dynamic routing on your statically-routed network. What prompted you to think that I could configure site-wide anti-virus services such that no one ever reports a virus leak from our enterprise, without training, time to test and develop such a critical solution, or both?"
It turns out that they can hire people with all kinds of certifications
that say thye can do all of that for a lot less than what they are
paying a "specialist".

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