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    Server Room in Shipping container

    Hello,

    Has anyone built or had commissioned a quick delivery server room?

    For example locating the server room within a shipping container? I know companies such as http://www.epi-rddc.com/ advertise solutions, for which I am getting a quote for.

    If you have any similar quick build server room projects you have completed I would be interested to hear from you.

    Thanks


    Ben

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    I only know of EPI. We've partnered with them in the past a few times. If you send me over what you want i might be able to use our discount to get you a better price.

    Let me know

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    HP do them - called the HP POD

    You would probably need to find a big HP reseller to get it to happen though.

    They look soooo cool

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamesfed View Post
    I can't believe i haven't seen this before! But i've just spoken to our HP team and we can get them too. If you want any info just say

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    Quote Originally Posted by Millgate View Post
    I can't believe i haven't seen this before! But i've just spoken to our HP team and we can get them too. If you want any info just say
    They look soooooo cool! I saw one posted outside the HP building in Bracknell once - it did just look like a normal shipping container with big letters HP POD outside.

    Either way I think someone is about to make a whole shead load of money
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    Talk to @Dos_Box EduGeek made their own somewhere there is a thread on the content..

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    Quote Originally Posted by russdev View Post
    Talk to @Dos_Box EduGeek made their own somewhere there is a thread on the content..

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    Eeer Russ ours is a 12U rack case on wheels not a shipping container! I'd hate to try and get a shipping container on a Pendalino its fun enough getting that on with your own bags for a week at BETT without trying to haul on a 20ft shipping container

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    Quote Originally Posted by john View Post
    Eeer Russ ours is a 12U rack case on wheels not a shipping container! I'd hate to try and get a shipping container on a Pendalino its fun enough getting that on with your own bags for a week at BETT without trying to haul on a 20ft shipping container
    Sorry completly misread the OP read it as as server in box type deal my brain choose to ignore words shipping container

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    Quote Originally Posted by john View Post
    Eeer Russ ours is a 12U rack case on wheels not a shipping container! I'd hate to try and get a shipping container on a Pendalino its fun enough getting that on with your own bags for a week at BETT without trying to haul on a 20ft shipping container
    It would be fun to see folk try. In fact ... is that why @Ric_ escaped down south?

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    They showed us slides of these at the M$ conference back in Feb... Brilliant idea

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    A cheaper alternative...



    This is a Trolley Attached Random Datacentre of Inexpensive Servers (a.k.a. vT.A.R.D.I.S.) which is a 10-node ESXi cluster on a B&Q trolley.
    Last edited by Arthur; 30th October 2011 at 10:46 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arthur View Post
    A cheaper alternative...

    http://vinf.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/tardis2.jpg http://vinf.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/tardis1.jpg

    This is a Trolley Attached Random Datacentre of Inexpensive Servers (a.k.a. vT.A.R.D.I.S.) which is a 10-node ESXi cluster on a B&Q trolley.
    That is awesome!

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    Quote Originally Posted by GrumbleDook View Post
    It would be fun to see folk try. In fact ... is that why @Ric_ escaped down south?
    I vote for @GrumbleDook to come up north to Preston to help get all the BETT kit to London this year then seen as @Ric_ has escaped down south.....

    I used to have one of these - http://www.bjorn3d.com/articles/Gear...arness/52.html well something very much like it, don't know where its gone now though They are great for carrying towers around site though



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