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Publisher / Editor @ CloudAve and Enterprise Irregulars. Industry Observer, Blogger, Startup Advisor, Program Chair @ SVASE (Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs). In his "prior life" spent 15 years immersed in the business of Enterprise Software, at management positions with SAP, IBM, Deloitte, KPMG and the like.

2 responses to “Brand vs. Quality. Which Would You Rather Pay For?”

  1. Brian Cordell

    Brand names can be misleading. Guess who made the motherboard for my HP Desktop? Asus. It also lost a Seagate hard drive under warranty. Yes, I dealt with their service and got it fixed. No more problems. Not sure who is making their laptops.

  2. Look Who’s Talking: ASUS, the Designer Brand

    […] Brand vs. Quality. Which Would You Pay For? – I asked recently, making the case that “trusted old brands” like HP are producing inferior quality, while formerly “no-name cheapo” component maker ASUS is becoming a household name.  They are basically doing what Honda, Toyota (and now the Koreans)  did to the car business. […]