Need photographs of IT/Telecom gear/rooms

chip chip.gwyn at gmail.com
Thu Oct 27 14:40:28 CDT 2011


Mike,

  You might be able to glean some interesting pictures from:

http://www.reddit.com/r/cableporn
http://www.reddit.com/r/datacenter
http://www.flickr.com/groups/cableporn/

* That's actual cables and racks and such, not cinemax late night video  =)

--chip

On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 3:30 PM, Mike <mike-nanog at tiedyenetworks.com> wrote:
> Greetings,
>
>        I have been given the opportunity to teach the mechanics of the
> Internet to a group of 6 - 12'th grade students, and as an engineer and
> owner of an ISP I have it in mind to really get into this and show these
> kids how, really, all this stuff works and to make it fun and exciting. I
> can't take them on a tour of an ATT central office to show off one of my
> DSLAMs for example, nor can I really show them what a colocation or IX looks
> like since they are too far away to drive. I was hoping any of you would be
> kind enough to provide pictures of these types of environments, especially
> rack mounted switch/router hardware, fiber optic cabling short and long
> haul, international undersea cable anchor points, or anything else that
> would make for a good slide presentation in this context. These kids are in
> a very rural community where marijuana is the main source of income
> (followed by meth), and have little access to adults doing this type of
> stuff in the real world. My focus will also include introducing these kids
> to the concept of having something better such as a career in information
> technology and talking about ways they themselves might get involved and on
> track that way, so these photographs would be extremely helpful to light
> their young minds and get them thinking about their futures.
>
> Thank you all.
>
> Mike-
>
>



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