Data centers vs. Hurricane Sandy

A round-up of recent coverage from around the Web describing how data center facilities in New York and New Jersey are recovering from the storm's damage.

InformationWeek's Charles Babcock has posted an informative round-up of the many challenges New York City's major data centers are facing in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Rich Miller at Data Center Knowledge has also written a detailed article describing how New York's major data centers are battling back from damage caused by the devastating 'superstorm.' A recent blog from the New York Times describes how fuel for one data center's back-up generator was painstakingly carried up 17 floors. Finally, among the companies hardest hit by the storm, Verizon continues to post numerous updates on its blog, charting its efforts toward full recovery of wireline and wireless services.

-- Matt Vincent


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