IP theft doesn't always involve intellectual property
"This pilot fish gets a request for a new server, and after being satisfied with all his post-install checks, he turns it over to the customers. But they say the server is experiencing intermittent network connectivity.
So fish has the network team check the port, network switch and cable. All seems fine: constant link status and no dropped packets. But the problem persists. Fish calls vendor for help and sends it the diag report from the lights-out interface. But the hardware looks fine..." - ComputerWorld
Be prepared to pay the price
"This otherwise-excellent IT manager has one big problem: He has a habit of tearing his employees' work apart in the middle of the office, says a pilot fish on the scene.
'One day he drew up a plan that was seriously flawed, and I decided to give him a taste of his own medicine,' says fish. 'He gave me a copy of the plan. I read it, ripped it in half, threw it in the wastebasket and called it junk..." - ComputerWeekly
What else does your crystal ball tell you?
"Some of the servers in this data center are running applications that have memory leaks - and the only way to avert a major crash is to reboot them regularly, reports a pilot fish on the scene.
The only problem: The users don't buy the idea that their servers have to be taken offline on a regular basis..." - ComputerWorld
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