NetworkWorld: For Open Source Networking, No Open Source Guru Required, Vyatta Execs Say
Dec 14, 2006, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"How much future is there in being an open-source
networking company, given that a lot of what you're doing is
packaging free technology that has been out there for some time? Is
this something people will do themselves?
"Herrell: Companies buy solutions. I don't mean to sound trite
like that, but when people look for solutions, they're looking for
something that has the best price/performance for the job at hand.
We are a solutions provider. I don't know of too many CIOs who
would look fondly upon their network teams if they were sitting in
labs trying to compile and debug code, or something that was a
standard function in their network..."