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Behind Locked Doors

2012-11-27 21:29:24.993742+00 by meuon 1 comments

[MTN Data Center in Johannesburg]

There aren't many people that can write that mission critical crucial chunk of code, for a one-off ethernet/tcpip datagram for a piece of encrytion hardware (less than 10 of this specification exist world-wide) with "interesting" documentation (missing some chunks), that could not be tested: that works flawlessly when you finally get to test it, behind hard to get to locked doors on another continent. We finally got the 2 units installed, keys loaded, tests ran, and it all "just worked".

Thank you, Dan!

I really liked the "man trap" revolving door to the data center, which no-one uses because you can't carry gear in and use it. But it sure looks impressive.

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#Comment Re: made: 2012-11-27 21:44:18.358168+00 by: Dan Lyke

Woot! I love when that happens!

I'm amused by a similar installation that has a hand reader for badging in and out. And the emergency credentials stash has a rubber hand...