Collocation Access

Joseph S D Yao jsdy at
Mon Oct 23 21:23:34 UTC 2006

On Mon, Oct 23, 2006 at 03:06:57PM -0400, Marshall Eubanks wrote:
> I once was going to a meeting at a colo in Tysons Corner, which will  
> remain nameless (but you would know it).
> Like most of them, it wasn't well marked, and we couldn't find it.  
> Three of us wound up walking through an open door on the loading dock  
> and onto the colo floor with no checks what-so-ever. We finally met  
> somebody, asked where so-and-so's office was, and (after a very odd  
> look) were told to go out again, walk around the building and go  
> through security.
> But, I always thought that the purpose of most security was  
> psychological reassurance anyway...
> Regards
> Marshall

If it's the one I'm thinking of, they closed it and moved everything out
to Ashburn for just that reason - insufficient security.  [I had worked
in that building decades before they moved in, and it was NOT designed
with a data center in mind.]

Joe Yao
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