back to article Cisco simplifies software licences, by selling them under three programs

Cisco reckons it's unravelled the secret to the popularity of open source networking software projects: licence management in the world of proprietary kit is a pain in the neck. To deal with that, The Borg has decided to try out a revised licensing model on the world, under the banner Cisco ONE. Cisco's picked off a couple of …

  1. jake Silver badge

    Personally, I use BSD ...

    ... on non-proprietary kit, where most folks use Cisco.

    No muss, no fuss.

  2. James Ashton


    There's only one, yet there are three. Last time someone tried to deal with a paradox of this kind they came up with the catchy chant "the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit". Amusingly this time it's "the Access, the WAN and the Data Centre" which has exactly the same rhythm. No, I don't want to hear any Latin.

  3. anothercynic Silver badge

    One Borg to bing them...

    Was that Steve Bing on your mind, or Microsoft?


    1. Alpha Tony

      Re: One Borg to bing them...

      The entire article was translated by Bing.

      It was originally a copy of the annual accounts of a small delicatessen in Salford.

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