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1/30/2014
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John Klossner
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SDN: Beware Of Blinders

Everyone's talking about software-defined networking, but choosing actual products and vendors probably feels more like a round of blackjack than an RFP.

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Marilyn Cohodas
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2/4/2014 | 12:42:43 PM
A better way to choose a vendor
Given how immature this market truly is, I'm not sure that a pinata RFP is such a crazy idea. 
Susan Fourtané
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Susan Fourtané,
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2/3/2014 | 12:35:08 PM
Re: He won an SDN vendor!
Drew,

"This cartoon would be perfect if the pinatas were unicorns."

That's a fantastic idea. :D 

-Susan
Drew Conry-Murray
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Drew Conry-Murray,
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2/3/2014 | 9:55:52 AM
Re: He won an SDN vendor!
This cartoon would be perfect if the pinatas were unicorns.
jgherbert
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1/31/2014 | 9:45:19 PM
Clue Stick
I kind of like the idea of beating vendors with a clue stick until a proposal falls out!

Perhaps the phrase "crap shoot" is more appropriate, as whatever direction you choose right now is arguaby a bit of a gamble.
Susan Fourtané
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Susan Fourtané,
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1/31/2014 | 7:22:49 PM
He won an SDN vendor!
Is he supposed to find an SDN vendor inside one of the pinatas, or what? :D

-Susan
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