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This will cheer up those backroom boys among you who've ever had a strong desire to let a server have it with an arsenal of weapons, but didn't have a Springfield Armory M14, Heckler & Koch MP5 or IMI Uzi to hand:

Marvellous, and we offer a round of applause to keepgoing.biz, which promises to protect your data in scenarios ranging from "an individual server crash" to the "destruction of your entire IT infrastructure" - presumably by a rogue BOFH armed with a M2 .50 cal machine gun. ®

Bootnote

Readers with an interest in portable firepower may be interested to know that we at the Reg Weaponry Desk also noted a pump-action shotgun, a Colt M4 Commando assault rifle, an M10 Ingram submachine gun and WWII-era M1A1 Thompson and MP40 submachine guns in the line up.

Thanks to Jeremiah Warren for the explosive tip-off.

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