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The Stalled Server Room




The Stalled Server Room
The Stalled Server Room



http://thedailywtf.com/Articles/The-Stalled-Server-Room.aspx 

[A funny story for the weekend...  - WK]

By Alex Papadimoulis
The Daily WTF
2008-06-24

A few months back, Jen Frickell's company was given some bad news. When 
their lease ended, they'd have to move out of their second-floor suite. 
The good news, however, was that a suite would be available on the first 
floor. All they'd need to do was pack up and move downstairs.

It was a fairly reasonable request, so the company's executives signed a 
new lease and prepared to move. There was, however, just one, small 
hitch. The nice little server room they built in the back of their 
office - equipped with air conditioning units, ventilation, dedicated 
power, backup power, and so on - could not be relocated. Not only would 
it cost too much, but there was simply no room for it. The server room 
would just have to remain upstairs.

Obviously, the new second-floor tenant wouldn't want their neighbors 
walking through their office to access a server room, so building 
management and the company's executives came up with an alternative: 
wall off the server room door and build a new one. It seemed simple 
enough, but there was, however, just one small hitch. The only available 
wall to install a door was adjacent to the women's restroom. Inside the 
handicapped stall.

And since you're reading about it here, you know that didn't stop them. 
Here is the email from building management:

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