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Virgin Media? More like Virgin Meltdown: Brit broadband ISP falls over amid power drama

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Power corrupts. Anyone got a Dranetz (or similar) going cheep?

"1. Single point of failure, `nuff said.

2. How long does it take to replace a "faulty power supply"?"

I'm not sure I know, given that nothing important I've worked with ever had a single point of failure ;) but British corporate management seem to have plenty of expertise on the subject.

To name but one widely and implausibly reported example:

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/06/02/british_airways_data_centre_configuration/

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