How to get your Point Across in 2,442 Pages

In a day where we know that designing products to be user friendly is key to their success, Cisco produces a SourceFire 3D System User Guide that is 2,442 pages long.  The first thirty eight (38) pages is just the table of contents.   Cisco is hauntingly like the early days of computing.  Where the manuals became barriers of entry.  It reminds me of an early IBM/Mac commercial where they show the differences in manuals.

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