Anonymous_User Absent Member.
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Re: HP ProCurve

Talk to an HP rep. You can't beat the lifetime guarantee.
I had some noisey fans in my switch, called HP they sent
out a new fan board...gratis. Very nice, no hassle.
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adrockk Contributor.
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Re: HP ProCurve

On Thu, 26 Aug 2010 19:37:58 GMT, GofBorg
<GofBorg@no-mx.forums.opensuse.org> wrote:
> Talk to an HP rep. You can't beat the lifetime guarantee.


Sounds nice. We pay for extended support on our Nortel equipment that
covers replacement for the life of the product as well. Would be nice
to get it free!

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Anonymous_User Absent Member.
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Re: HP ProCurve

On Thu, 2010-08-26 at 16:24 +0000, Adam Gabriel wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Aug 2010 15:51:39 GMT, "Michael Rae"
> <wes@gocolumbiamodot.com> wrote:
> > Life time warrenty and excellent support with all the advanced

> features of
> > Cisco at half the price.

>
> An ERS 5220 48 port poe switch is pushing $6k. Are you saying cisco
> is twice that?!


Uh... no the switch is probably about the same... OH... you wanted a
switch you could actually turn on... extra $$$'s... OH... you wanted
that essential feature (like ethernet)... extra $$$'s.

Have you ever bought Cisco? 🙂


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adrockk Contributor.
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Re: HP ProCurve

On Thu, 26 Aug 2010 20:41:13 GMT, Chris Cox
<cjcox@no-mx.forums.novell.com> wrote:
> Have you ever bought Cisco? 🙂


Thankfully, no. But i get what you're saying. The chasis is priced
comparitively, but if you want wheels and a windshield, thts extra.

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Anonymous_User Absent Member.
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Re: HP ProCurve

And then, why not go for saving money? You lead them to a decision you
yourself think is bad.
"George" <George@nospam.invalid> wrote in message
news:7Asdo.59307$N74.6920@kovat.provo.novell.com...
> On 8/25/2010 5:20 PM, Craig wrote:
>> 1) The HPs have lifetime warranties and probably won't need them.
>> 2) If you really don't think you can sell them on the whole HP deal, opt
>> for a nicer backbone switch and then use the crappier ones for the
>> others.
>> Upgrade those over time.
>>
>> 3) How do they even know there are other options? Can't you give them
>> the
>> quote for the ones you do want and see what happens?
>>
>> IT guys often shoot themselves in the foot. Exhibit a: you give them 3
>> options, good, mediocre and bad. Why not give them 3 choices: Excellent
>> and pricey; Good but cheaper and acceptable? Raise the bar, you'll be
>> surprised what happens.
>>

>
> Exactly, give someone a cheap option and you are saying "this cheap
> solution is just as good" to most people.
>
>>
>> "Matthew"<systemremovetyrant@gmaildot.com> wrote in message
>> news:3Wedo.59202$N74.47287@kovat.provo.novell.com...
>>> Wouldn't I love to have them. 😛
>>>
>>> Anyway. I have Netgear switches and here's why.
>>>
>>> To get me the HP switches setup the way I would like them it would cost
>>> a
>>> little over $15,000. Now that affords me a lot of future growth and
>>> options that would probably justify the price.
>>>
>>> To get the same setup with Netgear it would cost me around $6,500. While
>>> future growth is pretty much out of the question with the Netgear
>>> switches
>>> and setup will probably be a bigger pain in the buttocks area.
>>>
>>> The problem I have is getting them to give me the money. Saying I'm
>>> pushing the limit with what I'm asking for already is an understatement,
>>> but asking for an additional $8,500 to upgrade the switches is gonna
>>> sink
>>> like a boat without a bottom.
>>>
>>> However, it would be great to have HP ProCurve or Cisco switches. Who
>>> knows. In a few years maybe I can upgrade again. 🙂

>>
>>

>



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Re: HP ProCurve

They've become very competitive.
"Adam Gabriel" <adrockk@no-mx.forums.novell.com> wrote in message
news:almarsoft.5044757526001481277@forums.novell.com...
> On Thu, 26 Aug 2010 19:37:58 GMT, GofBorg
> <GofBorg@no-mx.forums.opensuse.org> wrote:
>> Talk to an HP rep. You can't beat the lifetime guarantee.

>
> Sounds nice. We pay for extended support on our Nortel equipment that
> covers replacement for the life of the product as well. Would be nice to
> get it free!



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hspeirs Absent Member.
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Re: HP ProCurve

Adam,

> Thankfully, no. But i get what you're saying. The chasis is priced
> comparitively, but if you want wheels and a windshield, thts extra.


If you want your blade with 48 1Gbps ports to have more than 6Gbps to
the backplane, that's a LOT extra ......

H.
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Anonymous_User Absent Member.
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Re: HP ProCurve

And if you want a pony?????
"Mary Wood" <naomi37@hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:E4xdo.59672$N74.6464@kovat.provo.novell.com...
> Reminds me of that famous advice, "If you want a kitten, ask for a pony."
>
> Dave Taylor wrote:
>> "Craig" <elrushbo@eib.net> wrote in news:8Ofdo.59214$N74.8820
>> @kovat.provo.novell.com:
>>
>>> Why not give them 3 choices: Excellent and pricey; Good but cheaper and
>>> acceptable? Raise the bar, you'll be surprised what happens.
>>>

>>
>> My wife did this to me in Venice. Look Dave, a beautiful set of dishware
>> in glass and gold; item 2, some glorius picture frame; followed by item
>> 3, the little vase and ear rings she really wanted. Hook line and
>> sinker, I fell hard for the cheapest on the table.
>>



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Re: HP ProCurve

"Craig" <elrushbo@eib.net> wrote in news:4IReo.60105$N74.7131
@kovat.provo.novell.com:

> And if you want a pony?????


It was gilded in gold; they had it all..


--
Ciao, Dave
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