Accepting a Virtualized Functions (VNFs) into Corporate IT

Mark Tinka mark.tinka at seacom.mu
Mon Nov 28 18:04:08 UTC 2016


On 28/Nov/16 19:53, Kasper Adel wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Vendor X wants you to run their VNF (Router, Firewall or Whatever) and they
> refuse to give you root access, or any means necessary to do 'maintenance'
> kind of work, whether its applying security updates, or any other similar
> type of task that is needed for you to integrate the Linux VM into your IT
> eco-system.
>
> Would this be an acceptable offering in today's IT from different type of
> Enterprises (Minux the Googles, Facebooks...etc) ?

Vote with your feet.

Mark.



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