an over-the-top data center

Joe Abley jabley at
Fri Nov 28 21:33:17 UTC 2008

On 2008-11-28, at 16:04, Jean-François Mezei wrote:

> If you look at Toronto, the main carrier hotel is quite famous at 151
> Front Street, very near to the main train station, convention centre  
> etc
> (aka: right at the core of the downtown). People who do not know about
> the internet infrastructure may not realise what this building is  
> about,
> but anyone who knows how ISPs operate would know the strategic
> importance of that building.

People who do not know that there's a Front Street East as well as a  
Front Street West also like to fight their way through the mantrap to  
front desk security and demand to see the dentist.

So if anybody ever finds an operational advantage to having equipment  
in a building regularly visited by people with bad teeth, bear that in  


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