[Gllug] (OT) Demonic dropping out

Nix nix at esperi.org.uk
Mon Jul 26 19:11:22 UTC 2010

On 25 Jul 2010, Bernard Peek said:

> Price isn't everything. At one time Demon were competitively priced 
> because they were technically proficient. Over time they have kept their 
> premium price but the quality has declined dramatically and still seems 
> to be in free-fall. The market niche that was once occupied by Demon is 
> now filled by Zen

aaisp probably counts as a filler of this niche too, perhaps with more
emphasis on their *customers* being technically proficient (or poseurs
like me).

> Pretty much the only chance for Demon now would be a management buy-out 
> and an attempt to build the good name it once had.

They'd have to rehire most of their good staff, too.
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