What Happens if I Cut This Cable?

We all know how sacred the data center is – and no one takes the 24/7 Engineering infrastructure uptime more seriously than Kiran Bhageshpur (Director of Software Engineering at Isilon). He watches over the the Isilon data center like it was his newborn baby. Like many of us, Kiran knows that the maze of cables interconnecting servers, switches, and storage is critical to the entire operation – if you don’t know what you’re doing, don’t touch it!

But what happens when that cable gets cut?!

My friend Kiran found out the hard way, when a magician pulled a fast one on him:

I haven’t laughed that hard in a while. I would love to maximize his embarrassment – so please share this with your colleagues, friends, and family!

About the Author: Nick Kirsch