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RE: 365 Main - an operators' nightmare?

  • From: Jason J. W. Williams
  • Date: Wed Jul 25 04:01:29 2007

I believe this happened to an Internap facility in Seattle a couple of
years ago:

I was told it happened in our colo facility about a month before we
moved in. Some unfortunate remodeling of previous data center space had
left an EPO switch in a janitor's closet. The maid knocked loose the
protective covering, which of course made an alarm start
she hit the EPO to stop the noise. Thankfully, the switch has been since

Anyhow, any story involving an EPO at 365 Main seems plausible...


-----Original Message-----
From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of
Jim Popovitch
Sent: Tuesday, July 24, 2007 8:59 PM
To: Rusty Hodge
Cc: [email protected] Edu
Subject: Re: 365 Main - an operators' nightmare?

On Tue, 2007-07-24 at 19:26 -0700, Rusty Hodge wrote:
> > Think that's good?  It gets better....
> >
> > 
> > datacenter-282053.php
> That article states that only Colo 4 was affected.
> I'm in Colo 7 and it was affected as well.
> You're not seriously believing the disgruntled employee story are you?

No. ;-)  But it is otherwise believable.  I've seen people hit
big-red-buttons in disbelief before, doing so in anger seems very

-Jim p.