So... my colo was just bought.

Holmes,David A dholmes at
Tue Jan 10 17:23:53 UTC 2012

In the 2002-2003 time frame I worked for a company that colo'd strategic business servers in various telco facilities (big names, some that are still in business today), but these telco's had no problem with closing down the colo and giving 6 months notice to all tenants, with very little advanced notice. So this created a situation where a replacement site had to be found, space leased, equipment purchased, network bandwidth negotiated and purchased, etc. within that 6 month timeframe, or face the consequences of being essentially out of business. I can't speak for the company that is the subject of the email though, only of what has happened to me in the past.

-----Original Message-----
From: Jay Ashworth [mailto:jra at]
Sent: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 7:58 AM
Subject: So... my colo was just bought.

By Knology.

Should I be scared?

My experiences with Knology have been fairly thin, but uniformly negative,
for at least the last 5 years.  But I know that the plural of 'anecdote' is
not 'data'.  That said, I'm accepting all anecdotes.  :-)

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