I started at Synstar within a few months of being made redundant from the RAC. This
role was more hardware only based and HP bought out Synstar after about a year and
we were all TUPE’d into HP to become HP-
The picture to the right shows a Sun Ultra Enterprise 450 server in a bad way with tons of dust etc. An example of how not to do it. I looked after STK Nearline and the attendant bits and bobs, 9710, DEC VAX 6610 x 2, Proliants by the dozen, RS6000, Sequent Numa and a variety of Sun equipment.
I also developed a more reliable form of hard-