Archive for February, 2012
This afternoon at 3pm we received a call from non-customer Mozzarella Di Bufala Pizza restaurant, who’s XO phone system was down.
They have voiced their concerns with us before about their Internet & Phone service. They must have known in this case, we would deliver!
3:02pm: Fastmetrics Engineer Matt, configures 4 x Polycom Phones.
4:30pm: Phones hand delivered to Di Bufala & set up. Phone service back up and running.
4:31pm: Pizza order picked up. Return journey to Fastmetrics HQ for consumption. Delicious pizza!
A: Fastmetrics, Inc.
B: Mozzarella Di Bufala Pizza Restaurant
“Eastman Kodak Co. said Thursday that it will stop making digital cameras, pocket video cameras and digital picture frames, marking the end of an era for the company that brought photography to the masses more than a century ago”.
“The flipside to the mobile revolution is that we’re rapidly approaching a wireless spectrum crunch”.
360 Spear Street San Francisco: cabinets, cages, rack space, dedicated servers & hosting on the main floor.
365 Main Street San Francisco: high speed point to point fiber optic internet access.
Data Center Power
- 110V/20A or 220V/20A power circuits fully backed up by generator
- Standard power allocations of 20 amps per cabinet
Data Center Rack Space
- Cabinets – 24″ x 36″ x 7′
- Cages – 6′ x 8′
Data Center Security
- Key card access
- 100% telecom, controlled access building
- Security cameras at all points of entry and exit
- Fully secured loading dock facilities
Data Center Fire Safety
- Pre-action, dry-pipe sprinkler system
- Heat / smoke detectors tied back to security desk & remote monitoring system
Data Center Routing
- HSRP Routing
- BGP4 Routing
Data Center Web Hosting
- Ensim Control Panel Hosting (Ensim)
- Linux Web Hosting
- NetApp Load Balancing
Our San Francisco Data Center Core:
- Capacity of 4 Gigabits from multiple transit providers.
- Our network core is multi-homed.
- Our backbone network load is managed to be well below 30% for burstable connectivity when needed.
For access to test servers, contact 1-800-724-7100.
Here it is: http://netspeedtest.fastmetrics.com/
How does your Internet connection test measure up?
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The following video is a speedtest of a limited Fiber Optic Internet connection from Fastmetrics HQ to our Data Center @ 365 Main Street, San Francisco.
Fiber speed is limited to 79mbps x 42mbps, due to modem performance, but a full 250mbps x 250mbps or faster is available.
Fastmetrics provides the fastest speedtest results: http://www.speedtest.net/result/1535461809.png
4ms ping, faster than 99% of the U.S.A. High quality fiber optic internet!
Roku has just released Roku 2 Streaming Player. Smaller and faster, Roku 2 delivers all your favorite movies, games, NetFlix and channels wirelessly to your TV.
You don’t need a PC as Roku delivers instant streaming to our TV.
Featuring NetFlix 1080p HD video. Current TV shows with Hulu Plus. Hundreds of free movies from Crackle. The latest Hollywood releases on Amazon Instant Video.
There’s even access to premium services like HBO GO and EPIX, available via participating providers.
Check out Roku 2 Streaming Player for the best high quality streaming to your TV.
Fastmetrics would like to welcome CyberAgent America to our list of valued customers. We recently hooked up CyberAgent with a 100mbps x 100mbps Fiber Optic Internet connection to their San Francisco office.
CyberAgent is a Mobile Game Developer who have produced apps & games such as Alice’s Wonderland, Coin Pusher Mafia, Animal Bakery, Zombie Restaurant & FreeAppKing.
CyberAgent joins another recent Fastmetrics customer – TinyCo – another San Francisco based Mobile app developer. TinyCo has been enjoying a 300mbps x 300mbps Fiber Optic Internet from us since last year, at their San Francisco office as well.
TinyCo has developed games such as Tiny Pets, Tiny Chef, Tiny Village, Tiny Restaurant, VIP Poker and many other games for the iPhone & iPad & Android OS.
Mobile Game Development in San Francisco is growing and we are pleased to provide our high speed, unlimited bandwidth fiber optic solutions to such front runners in the industry.