[unclug] Re: [ctc] Re: Red Hat Meeting Overview
fred at metalab.unc.edu
Tue Dec 9 17:14:05 EST 2003
On Tue, 9 Dec 2003, Matthew Mauzy wrote:
> You'd think it was Friday already ... hit sent before I'd finished the
> Regarding the $2500 Base Package ...
> It seems to me that the Site License Base of $2500 just get's you the Red
> Hat Network Proxy Server and then either $7/FTE or $25/WS and $50/AS. If
> you aren't going the $7 / FTE route (for UNC somewhere near $40k) then it's
> $25/WS and $50/AS which is the same as the cost for educational users
> purchasing individual annual subscriptions. Right?
> For those of you talking to Red Hat, what am I missing here? Why should we
IIRC, the 5K covers the buy-in to the academic pricing scheme, and allows
unlimited personal-use licenses for all university-affiliated machines.
> fork over the $5k to Red Hat? Is it worth $5k to have Systems Grouping,
> Systems Permissions, Scheduled Actions, System Search, Package Profile
> Comparison, Custom Channels, and Local Package Caching?
> There. Done. No more emails from me today. ;-)
> Matthew W. Mauzy
> Systems Administrator
> OASIS Unix Desktop Support
> UNC Chapel Hill
> mauzy @ unc.edu
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