an over-the-top data center

Patrick W. Gilmore patrick at ianai.net
Sun Nov 30 19:33:37 CST 2008


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.

-- 
TTFN,
patrick





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