Dear NANOG Gods

Joe Abley jabley at hopcount.ca
Tue May 21 19:39:40 UTC 2013


Since some people were interested (on- and off-list), see below.

On 2013-05-21, at 15:32, Mehmet Akcin <mehmet at icann.org> wrote:

> hey there
> 
> we have a case from http://www.skbcases.com 20U 20" 
> 
> they are really reliable (been using them since 6 years, shipped meeting equipment for ICANN before and also servers as joe mentioned below
> 
> let me know how we can help
> 
> mehmet
> 
> On May 21, 2013, at 12:27 PM, Joe Abley <joe.abley at icann.org> wrote:
> 
>> Hey,
>> 
>> Do you remember where you bought those flight cases we used to ship Dell 1Us around the place?
>> 
>> People on NANOG want to know :-)
>> 
>> 
>> Joe
>> 
>> Begin forwarded message:
>> 
>>> From: Jason Faraone <JFaraone at paulo.com>
>>> Subject: RE: Dear NANOG Gods
>>> Date: 21 May 2013 15:10:32 EDT
>>> To: 'Joe Abley' <jabley at hopcount.ca>, Warren Bailey <wbailey at satelliteintelligencegroup.com>
>>> Cc: NANOG list <nanog at nanog.org>
>>> 
>>> Would you happen to have a link for a flight case that would fit a 1-2u server? I was in the same situation a few days ago and ran the risky proposition of building my own box.
>>> 
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Joe Abley [mailto:jabley at hopcount.ca] 
>>> Sent: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 1:56 PM
>>> To: Warren Bailey
>>> Cc: NANOG list
>>> Subject: Re: Dear NANOG Gods
>>> 
>>> Hi Warren,
>>> 
>>> On 2013-05-21, at 14:48, Warren Bailey <wbailey at satelliteintelligencegroup.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> I need to ship some Dell servers, and my google skills have gotten me nowhere. Is there a decent place to find standard server size shipping boxes? Located in Socal if anyone has an extra or two.. ;)
>>> 
>>> The last time I had to ship a box myself I went to the local UPS Canada office, since they evidently will pack and ship rather than just ship.
>>> 
>>> The last time we had to ship a number of (Dell, actually) boxes from ICANN in LA we bought some flight cases that we could rack the servers into. Our thought was to go for reusable, rather than one-off (and we had doubts about the state of the boxes upon arrival if they weren't securely packed; a flight case with 19" rails inside seemed like a good bet).
>>> 
>>> We found the flight cases with only minimal googling, but if you're having trouble Mehmet could no doubt hook you up.
>>> 
>>> And if you're close to El Segundo and we can get the flight case back when you're done, you could probably just borrow ours :-)
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Joe
>> 
> 




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