Servers on the quick

S. Dale Morrey sdalemorrey at gmail.com
Fri Jan 20 20:08:40 MST 2012


On Friday, January 20, 2012, Daniel Fussell <dfussell at byu.edu> wrote:
> On 01/20/2012 02:18 PM, Nicholas Leippe wrote:
>>
>> I have had decent luck with penguin computers in the past.
>> I have never successfully ordered an HP server--all the resellers I've
>> attempted to use simply wasted my time--I'd spend 1/2 hour on the
>> phone detailing the specs I needed, only to have them email me a quote
>> ten minutes later that contained nothing remotely like what we had
>> just discussed...
>>
> I don't have any problem getting HP servers, but I'm usually buying
> blades in quantity and I'm sure that helps keep their attention.
>
> I share an office with a coworker with the same first name as me, and
> that did confuse one HP reseller when we were both asking for quotes on
> different things at the same time.  We ended up with each other's
> quotes.  Other than that, we I haven't had a problem.
>
> Come to think of it, my department has a lot of problems related to
> similar names.  I had an hard drive replacement coming for one of my
> arrays.  It was shipped to my boss, but there are 3 people here with the
> exact same name; we'll call him John Doe.  Our Shipping/Receiving people
> got confused and sent the disk to a John Doe in the carpenter shop, and
> it took a couple days to finally track the disk down.
>
> Grazie,
> ;-Daniel Fussel

And this is the reason i go by Dale in proffesional settings but ask
friends to call me Steve :)
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