I’ve been providing IT services to customers for over 25 years and to achieve the highest uptime nothing is more important than ensuring that your IT equipment and services are fully redundant.
Uno stake pools are hosted on-premise, doing so ensures that, should a cloud service provider experience a global outage, a number of on-premise node operators will continue to produce blocks for the network.
On-premise and cloud based node operators are complimentary, but for an on-premise node operator to achieve similar levels of redundancy compared to a cloud service provider, significant investment in equipment is required.
Whilst at one of my hosting sites (one of four), it occurred to me to take a few photos of what such an installation may look like so that I could share that with my delegators. If you’d like to know more just ask in the comments.