A case against vendor-locking optical modules
Justin M. Streiner
streiner at cluebyfour.org
Mon Nov 17 20:34:50 UTC 2014
On Mon, 17 Nov 2014, Jérôme Nicolle wrote:
> Is it unrealistic to hope for enough salesmen pressure on the corporate
> ladder to make such moronic attitude be reversed in the short term ?
No salesperson is likely to do that for you. They know only to well that
eliminating vendor lock-in means they will lose sales on artificially
costly optics from $vendor to a lower-cost rival. Less sales = less
commission for the affected sales person.
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