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Re: Battery Maint in LEC equipment

  • From: Frank Coluccio
  • Date: Sun Jun 05 00:35:19 2005

See UTOPIA's Standby Power RFB <sic>:

Invitation to submit sealed bids for stationary and transportable generators
RFB 2005GEN-004 June 2, 2005


Frank A. Coluccio
DTI Consulting Inc.
212-857-8150 Office
347-526-6788 Mobile

On Sat Jun  4 23:02 , Sean Donelan  sent:

>On Sat, 4 Jun 2005, David Lesher wrote:
>> Have any NANOG'ers [NANOGites? NANOGees?] run into this? Again, this
>> is LEC owned, LEC maintained, equipment....Do you provide generator
>> power for such in your space?
>Generally, the ILECs were the only ones that did this.  I've had multiple
>CLECs (Brooks, MFS, WilTel, etc) install fibermux cabinets, none of them
>provided any backup batteries by default.  They used local building power,
>and we had to make sure they were connected to our backup generator.
>If you wanted to pay for it, some of the CLECs would add batteries.  But
>it wasn't part of the base package.