PopEx ≫ 2000 ≫ Oops UPS-side yer head...

Sorry the site was down for two hours, there was a power failure in the Black Sabbath area...

Got this from the hosting company just now:

Early Monday morning UKSolutions suffered a loss of power. This loss affected a large area of Studley, Redditch and surrounding area.

Throughout the morning, the network and servers were running from backup power.

At 12:25 our UPS systems began to fail

At 12:30 the BT exchanges lost their backup power/generators due to the extended outage and telephones and network access were lost

At 12.45pm the final UPS feed was lost and all remaining servers were left without power.

At 1:25pm power was restored and the network and servers were restored.

Due to the extended nature of this outage, the runtime on UPS was insufficient to sustain the network services.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused, and assure you that we are looking into longer term solutions within the planning and environmental restrictions we have in our area.

So now you know... sorry it was unavailable, hope your enjoyment wasn't spoiled too much.

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The content here originally from my very popular (in the tail end of the '90s) website popex.com. Some of this contributed by other people, so mainly originally created by me. I replicated this content here when the website eventually shut down in the early '00s. Hopefully this ignites memories (assuming you find it).