from the insane-profit-margins dept.
masteritrit asks: "I have seen some really outrageous markups from IT companies. Cisco sells memory for a router I have for $1500 bucks and I bought it directly from Kingston for $56 bucks. I also had someone at storagetec accidentally reveal that their standard markup is 700%. What are some examples of this that others have seen and how do you feel about it?"
"I have more information in one place than anybody in the world."
-- Jerry Pournelle, an absurd notion, apparently about the BIX BBS