Reply to post: Remember to plug in the servers

The silence of the racks is deafening, production gear has gone dark – so which wire do we cut?

devilsinthedetails

Remember to plug in the servers

I recall visiting a customer site and the IT Director was very proud of the brand new computer room and shiny new equipment with a UPS in each cabinet until I pointed out that the large expensive multinational IT service company who had fitted it all for him had only plugged the Monitor and KVM for each cabinet into the UPS, no protection at all for the servers and network gear.

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