Re: oracle consulting sales calls when you open a support ticket?
Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2009 19:00:47 -0300
I never get those calls!!! perhaps because I always say that I have no influence whatsoever in purchase decisions... which is indeed true... and because I always work in a 1-5 people company... and because my address is 123 fake st :-P
Oracle Certified Professional
On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 6:42 PM, Jared Still <jkstill_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> I too received such a call a couple weeks ago.
> They were quite up front in this case, mentioning that they had
> noticed I downloaded something-or-other, and making an inquiry
> into whether we needed any help.
> Can't blame them really, everyone is trying to make a living.
> Or Euro, Kroner, or whatever.
> Jared Still
> Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist
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> On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 12:15 PM, Dba DBA <oracledbaquestions_at_gmail.com>wrote:
>> anyone else getting these? It must be the bad economy. I got a call from
>> someone at oracle. I asked him what ticket the call was about and he gave me
>> a ticket that has been closed for a month. I took a good 5 minutes before he
>> basically admitted that this was a sales call from oracle consulting.
>> At the rates that Oracle charges for consulting, I can't see this really
>> working much.