[outages] 8x8 outage/111 8th Ave NYC

Dan Stralka mrsyeltzin at gmail.com
Tue Oct 30 00:25:28 EDT 2012


There are also unexpected outages. 111 8th was not in the area to be
intentionally powered down.

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On Oct 30, 2012 12:22 AM, "Owen DeLong" <owen at delong.com> wrote:

> Because salt water and electricity are a bad combination, NY has shut down
> large sections of power as a precaution in preparation for expected storm
> surges that are likely to flood many of the underground facilities. These
> precautionary outages will very likely make it a whole lot easier to
> restore power much sooner after Sandy finishes pounding the area.
>
> It's actually a surprisingly wise thing for them to have done. However,
> for it to work out well, they would have had to offline the back-up
> generators and disconnect the battery systems as well. I don't know to what
> extent that will have happened.
>
> Owen
>
> On Oct 29, 2012, at 20:39 , Lonnie Bozeman <Lonnie.Bozeman at coresite.com>
> wrote:
>
>  They have shut sections of the grid off..
>
>
>  Lonnie Bozeman
> Operations Manager
>
> CORESITE
> (NYSE: COR)
> 900 N. Alameda St. Suite 200
> Los Angeles, CA 90012 USA
> +1 213.327.1204  | Office
> +1 213.598.1739  | Cell
> +1 213.327.1289  | eFax
>
> Lonnie.Bozeman at CoreSite.com| www.CoreSite.com
>
> Jim Meyer <jim at geekdaily.org> wrote:
> Our hosts there are not responding as of 10:58p EDT.
>
>  We've got no news but are assuming it's Sandy coming to town.
>
>  --j
>
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