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Re: [LUG] Article from the FT on how to save money


On Wed, 2010-07-21 at 16:15 +0100, Rob Beard wrote:

> I'd say the web based option would have been better, would have used 
> less bandwidth.  If he's got say 4 shops all connecting in via terminal 
> services over a broadband link it's going to be a tad slow (maybe one 
> machine, yeah that might work, but 4?).  That's assuming one machine per 
> shop.
> Maybe he'll realise when it's too late, after forking out say Â1000 for 
> a server, Â600 for the server OS, couple of grand for Office licenses etc.
Only if he costs it properly - has the "consultant" costed Gordon's
proposal and compared it with his?

james kilty

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