ArchiveAugust 2010

Unwelcome to the Zed-Zone


Zed sat alone on the floor in the dark, the data center having just gone quiet. This was not good. He let his UTP cable crimper drop to the floor and raised up his six foot five frame, bracing himself against cabinets on either side of the hot aisle. He listened. Surely *something* in this hundred thousand square foot, multi-tiered, concrete encased, single tenant monsterplex was still running...

Ethan Banks is a podcaster and writer with a BSCS and 20+ years in enterprise IT. He's operated data centers with a special focus on infrastructure — especially networking. He's been a CNE, MCSE, CEH, CCNA, CCNP, CCSP, and CCIE R&S #20655. He's the co-founder of Packet Pushers Interactive, LLC where he creates content for humans in the hot aisle.