an over-the-top data center

Warren Kumari warren at
Sat Nov 29 00:23:09 UTC 2008

On Nov 28, 2008, at 4:33 PM, Joe Abley wrote:

> 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 mind.

Hey, some of the best network engineers I have met are British....


> Joe

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