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How an American Studies Major Conquered the Datacenter Market: Interview with OpenColo’s Sally Simkiss

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: May 14, 2022 @ 12:42 pm, by raindog308

Today we’ve got an awesome interview with Sally Simkiss, co-founder and CEO of Energy Group Networks LLC.  I was very excited to chat with Sally because she’s had a very non-traditional career and is an example of how people who were not computer science majors or engineering professionals can transition into IT and be very successful. Sally […]

Colocation America: In-Depth Interview on the Colocation Market, the Industry’s Future, and Doing Good in the World

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: December 9, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

We continue our interview series today with Quinton Clapper, Chief Content Officer of Colocation America.  They’re a leader in the colocation space and in this interview, Quinton goes into fantastic depth on what it’s like to be an enterprise in this space: the challenges, the market, the future, the hurdles, and their emphasis on doing […]

LowEndTalk Member Creates Homemade Datacenter UPS Out of Tesla Batteries

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: August 5, 2021 @ 12:00 pm, by raindog308

Long-time community member @randvegeta has been sharing the story of his Lithium-powered datacenter UPS setup on LowEndTalk.  He is the proprietor of MLNL.host, a cheap VPS provider we featured yesterday. Lithium Ion UPS (October 2020) DIY Tesla UPS (July 2021) As a quick overview for those who don’t get down to the hardware layer much, […]

Fire Damages WebNX Utah Datacenter, Causes Extended Outage

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: April 7, 2021 @ 7:05 pm, by raindog308

Of all the categories I thought we might add to LowEndBox one day, “Datacenter Fires” was not on my short list.  But maybe we need to create this section.  On the heels of OVH’s huge SBG Datacenter fire in March, we’ve learned that WebNX has suffered a serious fire in their Ogden, Utah datacenter. According […]