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Royco

Aarggghhh, I just bought the gen 8! :P

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ikon

Too bad there are the firmware and other concerns; they detract from what could be a very enthusiastic response.

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ikon

While not everyone will agree with you, it's certainly your right to express your dislike of HP's policies through your pocket book.

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LoneWolf

Too bad there are the firmware and other concerns; they detract from what could be a very enthusiastic response.

 

HP's policy meant that I invested in a CarePack for the Gen8, as much as I didn't want to. 

 

Which means at least in part that I now won't be interested in buying another Microserver, because I have coverage on this one, and I'd have to do it again for the next one.  Oops.

 

Law of unintended consequences?  I think so.

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ikon

I wonder if HP is paying any attention at all.

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LoneWolf

Not betting money on it.

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ikon

Oh heck, no, but it is a question.

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LoneWolf

Oh heck, no, but it is a question.

 

I don't agree with it, but I get it on HP's big iron and medium-large business servers.  Smart businesses pay for service contracts on their production servers.  Even so, it doesn't mesh when it comes to bugs or security issues.

 

I think it's a bad idea for the Microserver, no matter what.  It's not the same market, or budget.

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