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NetworkWorld: For Open Source Networking, No Open Source Guru Required, Vyatta Execs Say

Dec 14, 2006, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Phil Hochmuth)

"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..."

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