Re: What will incentivize deployment of explicit proxies?

Le Mar 3 décembre 2013 12:19, Yoav Nir a écrit :
> On 3/12/13 12:00 PM, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
>>> For enterprises, the new trend is apparently to allow users to use
>>> their
>>> personal devices. These devices would be outside the normal
>>> administrative
>>> chain and would likely cause headaches.
>> I'd temper the enthusiastic reporting of BYOD by consulting entities a
>> lot.
>> BYOD is a way to allow VIPs to bring their own status-enhancing
>> gold-plated trendy devices at work instead of being limited to the
>> dirt-cheap greyboxes they allowed their IT services to purchase for
>> everyone else.
> Looking around IETF meetings, I see a lot of Macs and quite a few
> machines running Linux, even with people from big companies. Are we all
> VIPs? There are not the dirt-cheap greyboxes.

The other historical exception is R&D people with some IT knowledge ("mad
scientists" helpdesks loath with all their heart) and I'd expect to see a
lot of them at IETF meetings.


Nicolas Mailhot

Received on Tuesday, 3 December 2013 11:42:28 UTC