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Comment: Re:Fly Economy - tragic! (Score 1) 146

by ZeroConcept (#46761459) Attached to: How Amazon Keeps Cutting AWS Prices: Cheapskate Culture

For certain services, commoditization makes it very unlikely that your internal organization will be able to compete in cost/quality ratios with specialized service providers. Example: Banks used to manage all aspects of their networking due to downtime impact, nowadays redundant providers can deliver networking with adequate SLAs (contractual, penalised) at lower cost than their internal staff, are there any banks that still lay their own fiber?

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