Host ap Going the way of the Dodo?
Cole Frank Contr AFRL/IFGC
Sat Sep 13 11:36:16 PDT 2003
I totally agree that it is annoying to wait while you have projects on hold.
I have found that it is more productive to deal with the GlobeSpanVirata
Area Directors rather than the VP of Sales. The VP seemed like a personable
guy on the phone but is up to his neck in straightening out Intersil's fall
As for hardware, we've been getting a lot of parts lately from NetGate
Perhaps we all ought to get together and create our own OEM co-op and buy
directly from an ODM like GemTek......
From: Michael Richardson
To: Cole Frank Contr AFRL/IFGC
Cc: 'HostAP at shmoo.com'
Sent: 9/12/03 5:18 PM
Subject: Re: Host ap Going the way of the Dodo?
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>>>>> "IFGC" == IFGC <Cole> writes:
IFGC> We should really give GlobeSpanVirata a chance to get their
IFGC> going before you write off HostAP and/or the Prism line.
IFGC> Furthermore with most of the industry moving to the
Well, I didn't write them off. I'm annoyed because they seem to have
screwed the pooch here.
The VP of Sales doesn't know who is shipping their product. His list
is wrong! i.e. he hasn't been talking to his customers often enough to
that they are no longer his customers.
IFGC> firmware+opensource model, HostAP couldn't be in a better spot
IFGC> since it would be very easy (relatively) to adapt. In the
Generally, I have projects that fit into this space. We are ready to
do low-volume beta testing on off-the-shelf hardware, but we find that
can't get the hardware!
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