WW: Colo Vending Machine

George Herbert george.herbert at gmail.com
Fri Feb 17 18:51:00 CST 2012


On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 4:09 PM, Jay Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Aled Morris" <aledm at qix.co.uk>
>
>> On 17 February 2012 18:43, Eric Tykwinski <eric-list at truenet.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> > +1 for GBICs, SFPs
>
>> You'll need to be carrying a lot of loose change then :-)
>
> In fact, vending machines with builtin card readers and radio credit card
> validation are stock items these days.

I was informed just a bit ago that one of the Equinix datacenters in
the SF Bay Area that I haven't been in to yet in fact has an old coke
machine that someone set up with a credit card reader and, among other
things, it apparently dispenses GBICs.

This could be someone playing a game of radio from the conversation
here, but he's not on NANOG (or so he says).


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-george william herbert
george.herbert at gmail.com



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