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22:09 Jun 16, 2005
English to Chinese translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering - IT (Information Technology)
English term or phrase:bake-off
Do your own testing
The last item leads us nicely into the biggest point to be made from this article: No matter how much research you do using independent test reports, you should never use those reports as the only basis for making your buying decisions. You should always set aside the time and budget and technical resources to perform a full in-house "bake-off" between all the vendors on your short list. This means installing all the devices at key points in your network (they can be installed in-line in detect-only mode to begin with to minimize problems) and all the necessary management software
a service mark for a cooking contest during which contestants prepare their own recipes, especially baked goods, with the winners receiving prizes