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This IT pilot fish works for a small, privately owned retail chain — and that means a tight ship, budgetwise. “All six of our servers were on one UPS capable of running the entire computer room for 20 minutes,” says fish.
“One summer afternoon we heard a zap and sizzle outside the building, and half of our electrical supply went out. Some lights and outlets worked, some didn’t. And, of course, the entire computer room was dark.”
The four-member IT department races to the server room and quickly comes up with a plan. First step: They’ll run a 100-foot heavy-duty orange extension