Colo Vending Machine

Nathan Eisenberg nathan at atlasnetworks.us
Fri Feb 17 13:06:29 CST 2012


> Please post your top 3 favorite components/parts you'd like to see in a
> vending machine at your colo; please be as specific as possible; don't
> let vendor specificity scare you off.
> 
> Cheers,
> -- jra
> --
> Jay R. Ashworth                  Baylink
> jra at baylink.com
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USB A/B/Mini/Micro/Nano/Pico/etc/etc/etc cables
Spare parts (common sizes of RAM/Disks/Fans)
New servers (probably don't fit in a vending machine, but in that dark place where you need a new box *TONIGHT*, this could be a godsend)
Generically sized hoodie or sweatshirt.  Datacenters can get really cold if you're in there longer than expected.
Advil/Ibuprofen/Generic OTC Pain Reliever
Cisco Console Cables

Outside of a vending machine, I've also seen a few facilities that have normal vending machines (including instant coffee dispensers).  This has, on more than one occasion, kept me standing long enough to get the jorb done.

Nathan Eisenberg


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