I call bullshit. With the Vaccination programs not even in full swing until April at the earliest its a feeble excuse at best.
Netgear has blamed a noticeable slump in one market sector on a surprising cause: the COVID-19 vaccination programme in the UK and US. In results published late yesterday, the computer networking outfit boasted of double-digit revenue growth and a 58 per cent boost in products aimed at small and medium-sized businesses year-on …
Thursday 22nd July 2021 13:49 GMT Anonymous Coward
Thursday 22nd July 2021 15:18 GMT Jean Le PHARMACIEN
Reliability reputation impacts Getgear..
From my experience of last few years (home networks) I've had two ProSafe switches die at 18mo and spare ones (boxed new) DOA on opening to use. I've now dumped rest of kit as unreliable/unsage (security) and told everyone I know, why.
Not that any listens to me re IT amongst my friends (glazed expressions)
Oh, and by the way, "impacts" is in the title as a protest :
1. improper use when "affects" is better description
2. if everything is IMPACTED the word loses significance and er..impact
3. journos in supposedly upmarket newspapers and TV stations who should know better, have taken to throwing about
Thursday 22nd July 2021 16:13 GMT Anonymous Coward
Thursday 22nd July 2021 17:19 GMT fidodogbreath