Raines Internet Solutions will be re-locating all server equipment into new rackspace located in at the Melbourne Datacentre. During the planned outage period, connectivity to all shared hosting infrastructure will be intermittently lost while servers are being moved. The scheduled re-location procedure will start from Monday 28th January 2013 at 12:00am AEDST and complete at 2:00am AEDST. We have ensured that during the service period all down-time will be kept to a minimum and networking links are already pre-provisioned in the new rackspace before the re-location commences.

The new rackspace will introduce many improvements in service reliability to our customers including:

  • State-of-the-art secured facility: Tracked with closed circuit digital cameras, biometric finger scans, key cards, coded badges, controlled access after-hours, security system monitoring, restricted access beyond the lobby, and security guards 247.
  • Datacentre Total Density: 320 APC Racks
  • Total Power Capacity: 3200 Amps 3 Phase Mains Supply
  • Internet Backbone Network: 500 Mbps (2x Transit / 2x Peering)
  • Cabinets: 42 RU Netshelter SX (600W x 1200D)
  • Power Design: 5kw Per Rack
  • Structured Cabling: 10 Gbps Certified Copper + SM & MM Fibre
  • Generators: 3 x Caterpillar 3412 SR4 Generators
  • Diesel Capacity: 3 x Day Tanks + 28,000 Litre Bulk Tank
  • Maintenance Schedule: Tested 3-Monthly (4 Hour Runs)

For more information please read our service outage notification online: http://myaccount.raineshosting.com/serverstatus.php?view=scheduled

Please contact us if you have any questions about this planned service outage.

Sunday, January 27, 2013

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