Hello Sean Elrington,
That was SPAM-alishish!
They let off about 20 people, or about 1/4
Remeber, Milkyway re-wrote the core, so that it wouldn't have all the
wonderfull security holes that MS put into it.
(Please, I've got NT clowns in my office that like to attack each other)
(Developers can be such children)
>From a technical point of view, it is a great product.
>From an Investment business point of view, they suck.
>From a supplier point of view, they are terrific. I've had to
put in calls for help when I've had hardware failures, and they have
always gotten back to me very quickly. Even Late night on Sundays and
The tech staff knows the product.
They have the only product to get certification. (I don't know the url)
The founder changed positions within the company. I would never want
a programmer running a business, they tend to spend too long getting
it right, instead of selling a crap version, and then selling revisions.
(Gee Mr.Bill, I have to scrap all of last years letters because I've
from Win 3.11 to Win 95? Ok, but you won't do that ever again, eh?
Gee Mr.Bill, I have Office 97, and I have to scrap all my old stuff
But you promiced. Ok, Mr.Bill, I'm sure you won't do that ever
> The currnet NT version is pretty basic with little application content
> screening, limited integration with NT domains etc. but Milkyway is
> promising a lot in their next release and the price is reasonable.
> You might be a little more concerned about their financial situation
> since there is no point in buying a security product from a company
> which doesn't have the resources to continually enhance it. Milkyway
> had a very bad loss last quarter, the founder was fired and they have
> laid off 1/3 of their staff. You might want to ask the Milkyway rep for
> some reassurance that they are in a position to support the product over
> the long term.
> Sean Elrington
> Choreo Systems - Vancouver
> (604) 737-3993 www.choreosystems.com seane @
> Firewalls, encryption, security tools
> X.11, NFS, TCP/IP
> Messaging and Directory software
Alan Hill, Unix Systems, Fonorola, Montreal Quebec Canada 514 390-4052
From: "BOURUT Pierre (NTR)" <pierre .
From: Sean Elrington <seane @