On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 1:27 PM, Brian O'Mahony
<brian.omahony at curamsoftware.com> wrote:
> Yeah I was sure it was them. I used to work next door to them, In ParkWest business park
I thought they were up in Kilcarberry park opposite DEG where they
used to host from. Assumed they were still there.
> -- (im still in the park, but moved to a different company). The Park is really badly designed
> and laid out, and most importantly, has about 1/3 of the power required for what is needed
> per building. My old company was having full powercuts that would last 1hr to sometimes
> 8hr outages.
Funny when there are pylons and high tension cables running up the
middle of park west!!
> This was down to the fact the place was built by cowboys.
Irish Broadband's network POP is in Park West, and they've never
suffered this kind of blackout outage, so surviving there must be
> I suppose a generator can only go for so long?
According to H365's statements on the net from a 2006 outage, they
have SLA's to get thousands of gallons of generator fuel to site to
keep the place running indefinately on generator power, and were
getting their own ESB substation built. Guess its like Garreth
Fitzgerald said, thats fine in practice, but will it work in theory!
> So yeah, if you ever think of moving your business to ParkWest,
> stay as far away from the idea as you possibly can
Shiny new trainstation, ESB high tension cables there at the ready,
ESB fiber network on a run of those same pylons, doesn't seem like a
bad place to be to me ;-)
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