The Sun Doesn’t Shine on Me

Joyent CTO Jason Hoffman on the problems he’s had trying to buy servers from Sun:

More than once though, the Sun people did suggest I just buy the servers off the web site. “OK,” I said, “and what credit card should I put that $220,000 order on?”. “You can put in multiple orders over a few days”, he suggested. “OK… thanks! I’ll try that,” I said while hanging up the phone.

Tuesday, 21 March 2006