I work at a Web/Dedicated Server hosting company in Hong Kong.
A few companies in the USA have sent us servers for colocation in Hong
Kong for a whole number of reasons (true redunancy/backup, fast
connections to Asia, etc.), but I suppose that avoiding PSI's possible
network meltdown would be as good as any. We connect to a number of
backbone providers in Asia, and PSI is not on our list.
Anyway, if you're interested, let me know and I'm sure we can arrange
----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Billson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2001 11:23 PM
> Hello All,
> I am using PSI as my backbone provider and, in case you haven't
> heard, they have filed Chapter 11. Service is fine and I don't believe
> they are going to do a Northpoint because they have been very up-front
> with everything (including an advance e-mail and phone call to warn
> about the bankruptcy filing) but better safe than sorry.
> I can't just use another provider because I have a contract until
> November with PSI and it takes about 90 days to set up a new line
> I'm wondering if any of you fellow ISPs would be willing to co-locate
> (for a fee of course) a Web server temporarily should the worst happen.
> My thought is to FedEx a complete machine that just needs to be plugged
> into your Network which means that I need someone in the states.
> If you are interested, please email me (off the list is probably best
> since everyone probably doesn't want to read this thread) to work out
> the details.
> ELB Internet Services, Inc.
> Web Design, Computer Consulting, Internet Hosting
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