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Re: Calling all NANOG'ers - idea for national hardware price quote registry

  • From: Valdis.Kletnieks
  • Date: Fri Sep 16 17:26:01 2005

On Fri, 16 Sep 2005 16:55:51 EDT, David Hubbard said:

> Don't forget about "Well we're super sized network equipment
> vendor X so if you rip out all of your equipment from vendor
> Y, you can get discount + special discount."  :-)

Heck, we've had vendor X give us a discount for ripping vendor X's old gear out. :)
(Seems we had locked in a price for a hardware maintenance contract, and X was
at the wrong end of the deal when support costs rose faster than predicted...)

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