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Re: BBN (GTE) Suffers another major power problem.
On Fri, 8 Aug 1997, Matthew White wrote: | |I can't speak for BBN planet, but the power was out in Cambridge for a 2 |hours. |Anybody that can survive 2 hours running huge amounts of equipment must |have their own power grid. :) | |Our little UPSes didn't survive... Any major player in any telecom market that doesn't have at _least_ 4hours of battery plant is not worth its salt. -48VDC setups that are COMMON among carriers should be an absolute necessity for any large ISP/NSP as well. BBN not sizing their generator right was another huge mistake. You have to wonder who is asleep at the switch over there. Jonah