A Week Without E-mail!

It wasn’t a planned vacation. On Tuesday evening, about 5:40 p.m., we lost our staff’s e-mail connection to our Outlook Exchange server. Ten minutes later we lost the attorneys’. We were victims of buzzard’s luck: Two RAID discs and the controller in our Exchange server —the replacement of which had been postponed to avoid a weekend disruption during preparation for a trial — all gave up the ghost in rapid succession. 

As our firm’s resident geek-attorney our IT Director, Sean, sought my advice. Parts were on order, but would not arrive until the following afternoon. The Internet, our network, and every other system were purring like a kitten, however there was a high probability we going to be without e-mail for at least most of Wednesday.

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