Photo gallery: 'Data center disasters'

Sept. 13, 2012
OneParter LLC has posted on its website an entertaining photo gallery of "Data Center Disasters."

OneParter LLC has posted on its website an entertaining photo gallery of "Data Center Disasters." Photo highlights include the following:

-- "Convenient server room access" -- located in a women's restroom.

-- A look at "a classic 'Paper Tiger' data center".

-- Five common room fans artfully arranged and charged with cooling a server room.

-- An array of trashcans deployed as buckets beneath a facility's overhead water leaks.

-- "Wet pipe woes".

-- Standing water ponded beneath a server room floor.

OnePartner is the operator of what has been cited as North America's only Advanced Technology & Applications Center (ATAC) Tier III-certified commercial data center facility, as certified by the Uptime Institute. Located in Duffield, Virginia, the high availability data center provides manufacturing, banking, healthcare and high-availability colocation services.

View's photo gallery of "Data Center Disasters"

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