Re: an over-the-top data center

From: Andrew D Kirch (no email)
Date: Sun Nov 30 2008 - 22:19:05 EST

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    Patrick W. Gilmore wrote:
    > On Nov 28, 2008, at 4:04 PM, Jean-François Mezei wrote:
    >
    >> The thing about a carrier hotel is that it cannot be a secret location
    >> since you need to allow various carriers and ISPs to have physical
    >> access to the building so they can install/manage their
    >> servers/routers/switches.
    >>
    >> The advantage of this swedish data centre is that even if its location
    >> is well known, it is pretty hard to harm the building. You can't run a
    >> truck full of explosives into it for instance.
    >
    > Unfortunately, you also cannot run your own fiber there, colo
    > equipment there, visit it for any reason, etc.
    >
    > I was going to say 'this probably hinders customers adoption at
    > NetNod', but I know for a fact the "probably" is superfluous.
    >

    Fault free datacenters include neither people, nor computers, nor
    connectivity, nor HVAC, nor electricity. If you can eliminate those
    things you will have a 100% uptime datacenter.

    Andrew


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