Colocation Server Lifts
sam.oduor at gmail.com
Sun Apr 3 22:13:40 UTC 2016
Yes, I would expect a lift at a colo but in terms of regulations (safety) I
do not think it is a mandatory requirement for most colo's
Allowing customers to use them can be a yes or no ; it requires some basic
operational skills to operate - you just cant trust a client visiting to
use it unless some vetting is in place for this.
It should be free and a datacentre operator needs to assist or at-least
supervise in usage.
The weight depends on the model of the lift .
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On Tue, Mar 29, 2016 at 3:23 PM, Jason Lee <jason.m.lee at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi NANOG community,
> A few questions I have for the community regarding server lifts at colo
> 1. Is a server lift something you would typically expect a colo facility to
> if yes,
> 2. Do colo facilities typically allow customers to just use them or provide
> an operator?
> 3. Is it a free offering or something they rent out?
> 4. What would be the typical device weight you would lift?
> 5. What would be the max device weight you would lift?
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