OUTAGE: DACS failure in USWEST/spokane

SEAN@dra.COM (Sean Donelan) writes:

This morning USWEST lost a DACS serving Spokane (and other places
in Washington State).

Now the story starts changing. The telco is now saying it was
a power outage, and the standby power failed at the central


This is what I see a lot. It is hard for me to tell if it is really a
DACS problem or a scapegoat reason. They use DACS problems the same as a
DS-3 cut. Just to give a fast (but many times untrue) RFO so they can
quickly close their ticket. (It just causes me to push more for the
actual one)