HE.net, Fremont-2 outage?

Scott Howard scott at doc.net.au
Thu Nov 5 03:50:19 UTC 2009

On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 6:38 PM, <nevin at enginehosting.com> wrote:

> The 2002 press release is talking about the Fremont 1 facility not the
> newer Fremont 2 facility.  Fremont 1 has a fixed power availability to each
> cabinet of just a single 15A circuit.  You can not modify or change that,
> and if you need more power your option is to add another cabinet. You are
> not allowed to route power cords between cabinets so you are forever running
> a single circuit and 80% of your 15A circuit max.  The data center was built
> in a different time.

A different time, but obviously not that much different...

Fremont 2 is still limited to either a single 15A or a single 20A circuit
per rack.

They are rebuilding one of the Fremont 2 wings and turning it into a single
area rather than the existing suites, so it'll be interesting to see if
things are done differently there.


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