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OpenWrt forums lost as hardware failure again crocks open Wi-Fi router


A perfect example for Business on why you need to make sure of the background, resilience, security and support for any software you deploy.

Open Source can be cheap to install and utilise (TCO is rarely zero), but what happens when the “Vendor” fucks up? “Oops, my bad, we’re broken and all our support material is gone. Might get it back, who knows...”

Open Source can be very good, just make sure you’ve done your due diligence before recommending it to the company.

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