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RE: Battery Maint in LEC equipment

  • From: Hannigan, Martin
  • Date: Mon Jun 06 11:39:37 2005

> -----Original Message-----
> From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]]On Behalf Of
> Sean Donelan
> Sent: Monday, June 06, 2005 7:56 AM
> To: [email protected]
> Subject: Re: Battery Maint in LEC equipment
> On Sun, 5 Jun 2005, Jay Hennigan wrote:
> > If your data center has an adequate DC plant, will the 
> carriers insist
> > on installing their own batteries and rectifiers?  And how 
> many of them
> > have redundant supplies to take advantage of an A and B 
> feed from you?
> If you are willing to sign some liability waivers, and maybe pay some
> special construction charges, I've found most ILECs are willing to use
> your plant.  

Not in provider/colo land. The LEC's will and do pay for 
rack space. Most will gladly use protected power to their 
rectifiers and not use battery if offerred. 

> But remember, the ILEC is stuck with servicing 
> that building
> long after you may disappear.  

Which is a good reason not to allow any dependancies
out of their control. This is in the enterprises 
interest. Co mingling with the enterprise is a very
bad idea.