This is the same like having an insurance ...
As already stated, this may be a straight $$ matter.
Some companies want to cut costs NOW.
The only thing you can do is to point to the quality of SLA.
And pray they keep some dba/sysadmin knowledge in house.
and for the company, pray they don't need the insurance test.
We have encountered this more than once, companies not willing to pay the price to do a proper job, and at disaster time, complain there is to much down time.
We recently took such a loss, because management decided to go for a less optimized (i.e. unstable) hardware. In stead of making the 20K investment, they took the risk a did lose the game ...
Total cost at least 5x. + 20K.There is a tale about financial companies, who predicted a long term loss of certain kind of credits, but they went for short term profits ....
Now the whole world is suffering the consequences .... and that what is still to come....
Don't drive faster than your guardian angel can fly ...
but keeping both feet on the ground won't get you anywhere
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