Reply to post: Re: Revenue should be the measure for ability to execute

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Terry P

Re: Revenue should be the measure for ability to execute

"Does anyone else agree that a real metric like revenue should be used to determine "ability to execute"?

Correct me if I'm wrong but the proof of your ability to execute is a sale! By this measure, NetApp has a much better ability to execute than Pure."

No. No more than I judge someones ability to drive by the value of their car.

In fact I find it amazing how some of the vendors are still going, and some really growing, when they don't have the multi billion dollar install base, maintenance, leverage, contacts and portfolio of the larger companies. They are executing.

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