Colocation in the US.
tvarriale at comcast.net
Wed Jan 24 21:08:14 UTC 2007
Vendor S? :)
----- Original Message -----
From: "JC Dill" <lists05 at equinephotoart.com>
Cc: <nanog at merit.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, January 23, 2007 4:11 PM
Subject: Re: Colocation in the US.
> Robert Sherrard wrote:
>> Who's getting more than 10kW per cabinet and metered power from their
>> colo provider?
> I had a data center tour on Sunday where they said that the way they
> provide space is by power requirements. You state your power
> requirements, they give you enough rack/cabinet space to *properly*
> house gear that consumers that much power. If your gear is particularly
> compact then you will end up with more space than strictly necessary.
> It's a good way of looking at the problem, since the flipside of power
> consumption is the cooling problem. Too many servers packed in a small
> space (rack or cabinet) becomes a big cooling problem.
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