> From firewalls-owner @
COM Wed Oct 19 15:28 EDT 1994
> Subject: Real World was: Read the Fine Print
> To: jet @
com (J. Eric Townsend) (J. Eric Townsend)
> Cc: firewalls @
COM (firewalls news group)
> Reply-To: jnb @
> > > > Let's hope CEO's and CIO's aren't making decisions about firewall choices.
> > > If you really
> > > think CEOs and CIOs don't impact on technical decisions regarding
> > > computers then send me an application!
> eric responded
> > I read this the other way around. As in "let's hope that
> > non-technical executives aren't making firewall choices based on
> > issues like cost and name recognition".
I guess I should have punctuated my original comment with (:-).
Seriously, I don't know of any FORTUNE 100 CEOs or CIOs who have either the
time or interest in poking fingers into MIS technical decisions. THOSE guys
have probably learned their lessions screwing up smaller companies.
Sadly for the smaller companies, there does occur a degree of executive