Component Acquisition
- Issues similar to desktop computers, but more cost sensitive
- Significant cost to have component in inventory
  - Vendor qualification (multi-source or preferred vendor
  - Component qualification
  - Inventory costs
  - Database, model development & other information
       infrastructure costs
- Component quantities affect price (which affects which
       components get used...)
Design Challenges:
  - Lifecycle component cost model, not just per-unit cost