[SDBUG] San Diego Co-Location Horror Stories
Matthew T. Lager
mlager at kopangroup.com
Wed Aug 17 22:35:54 PDT 2005
What company are you with? I just rent a half rack for hosting I do for
my business... I had trials with ADNC, they were the worst company I
have ever encountered. What a joke. I believe they went bankrupt.
Jeremiah Gowdy wrote:
> Hahahahaha, Joseph and I use Castle Access too. They rock.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Matthew T. Lager"
> <mlager at kopangroup.com>
> To: "San Diego's BSD Users Group" <sdbug at sdbug.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, August 17, 2005 10:09 PM
> Subject: Re: [SDBUG] San Diego Co-Location Horror Stories
>> Castle Access, Castle Access, Castle Access. That's all I have to
>> say. I have been with them for a few years and I have only had one
>> time where there was some very unnoticable power issues. As a result
>> of these hardly noticable power issues, my bill was half of what it
>> normally was.
>> They also run month to month, so now binding contracts.
>> Best customer support you'll ever see. Very un-dramatized facility,
>> you can really tell they concentrate on making sure they have what
>> they need but not trying to glamorize it for the purpose of sale.
>> They put their attention into the customer, not the glamor of running
>> an almighty datacenter.
>> Castle Access (www.castleaccess.com) comes highly recommened from me,
>> and no, I don't work for them :)
>> Joseph A. Kitzman wrote:
>>> A company I contract for is looking to take the plunge and move
>>> their in house servers to a datacenter. I'm no stranger to the
>>> local datacenters, but I need to gather as much information on them
>>> as possible. I've got a nice list of positives for each, and more
>>> technical information than any suit will have interest in.. i'm just
>>> really curious to hear what kind of horror stories you all may have
>>> from hosting here in San Diego.
>>> Power outages? Water leaks? Connectivity loss? Badge deactivation?
>>> Did their sales team treat you like dirt? Is their closest employee
>>> in Los Angeles? Go back as far as possible if you can, time frame
>>> is of no concern to me.
>>> An example: The week in August of 03', where Level 3's A/C blew hot
>>> air into a cabinet full of my SQL RAID arrays, and their out of city
>>> NOC wouldn't acknowledge that anything was actually wrong. No
>>> apology or explaination even after we moved out.
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