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September 29, 2010  4:32 PM

I saw AT&T’s cloud

Posted by: CarlBrooks
AT&T cloud computing, AT&T Internet Data Centers, AT&T Synaptic hosting, cloud infrastructure, Data Center, Virtual Private Cloud, watertown

...and it was dense. I toured an AT&T Internet Data Center (IDC) facility this morning, in dear old Watertown, MA. It's impressive; lots of new, gleaming white PVC and galvanized steel tubing. The facility has the ability to shutdown its chillers in the winter and get free cooling when it's...

June 30, 2009  7:43 PM

Rackspace falls over in Dallas, tweets the whole thing

Posted by: CarlBrooks
cloud computing, Data Center, Mosso, Rackspace, reliability, service outages

More than 24 hours after users began reporting Rackspace hosted services were unresponsive, and the main site went dark, Rackspace has possibly set a new record for transparency and accountability, if not customer satisfaction, by tirelessly tweeting the...


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