5 posts tagged with networking by thewalrus.
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IT/Telecom people: I'm bringing a 1Gbps metro Ethernet connection into the basement of a large apartment building. This building has 2-pair wiring in the walls for multiple phone lines to each apartment (dating from the 1970s, but in very good condition) running from the basement wiring closet to each unit. We are shopping for VDSL2 DSLAMs. [more inside]
posted by thewalrus on Jan 26, 2011 - 1 answer

Where are companies building power-hungry datacenters to take advantage of cheap power?

Is there a list of datacenter projects that have been built from a green-field state to take advantage of a guaranteed low per kilowatt-hour electrical rate? In particular I'm thinking of the big Google facility near The Dalles, Oregon and the Microsoft datacenter in a small eastern Washington town. Both were built in areas with excess capacity originally intended to serve large Aluminum smelters. [more inside]
posted by thewalrus on Mar 5, 2009 - 5 answers

Where do I buy used optical networking equipment, cheap?

I am looking for vendor sources to purchase used optical network transport equipment (OC-12/OC-48 generation) and spare parts. [more inside]
posted by thewalrus on Jun 13, 2008 - 1 answer

wimax systems interfering with c-band satellite terminals

Telecom nerd filter (again): Documented instances of 802.16-2004 or 802.16e-2005 WiMax installations interfering with C-band satellite systems? 3.40 GHz to 6.425 GHz frequency range. [more inside]
posted by thewalrus on Apr 21, 2008 - 1 answer

identify the manufacturer of a colocation cabinet

Telecom and networking nerd filter: I am trying to identify the manufacturer of a full height colocation cabinet which is divided into four compartments. It can be seen in partial view on the left side of the photo. [more inside]
posted by thewalrus on Apr 13, 2008 - 2 answers

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