Contract negotiations advice?
jimi.thompson at gmail.com
Tue Jun 29 21:20:10 UTC 2010
First thing is to be an educated consumer. Know what going rates and sla s cost for a given service. Also check the rep of the vendor. I find that competitive bids work well. Unless your a gov or something you dont have to take the lowest bid - take the best one.
From: Patrick Giagnocavo <patrick at zill.net>
Sent: Tuesday, June 29, 2010 10:32 AM
To: NANOG <nanog at nanog.org>
Subject: Contract negotiations advice?
I am dealing with a large telecom which purchased the small telecom I
signed a contract with.
Despite signing only 1 contract with them, the two racks, and the
bandwidth which feeds 1 rack (I connect privately to the second rack at
no charge) all have different termination dates.
How signing one contract resulted in 3 different end of term dates,
months apart, I can't quite figure out.
Can anyone point me to a mailing list or discussion forum containing
advice on dealing with such issues? And the wider issue of negotiating
good rates with telecoms?
patrick at zill.net
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