[outages] 8x8 outage/111 8th Ave NYC
virendra.rode at outages.org
Tue Oct 30 00:26:49 EDT 2012
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Just received this update by one of Zayo's customer. In preparation
for this potential power event, here's the readout by site of Zayos
generator backup capacity is as follows:
Hopefully this helps if you are located in one of these locations and
* 60 Hudson (NY)
* 8th Floor MMR (Meet Me Room) 18 Hours of generator backup, with
additional fuel onsite to replenish the generator
* 12th Floor has 30+ hours or generator back up
* 19th and 20th Colocation Floors 30+ hours or generator back up which
is provided by the building
*Fuel supplier has tankers inside the city of New York to deliver fuel
to Zayo when necessary.
* 111 8th Ave (NY)
* Has 90,000 gallons of fuel, which is able to provide up to 4 days of
* 165 Halsey (NJ)
* 5th Floor has 17+ hours of generator backup
* 10th Floor has 30+ hours of generator backup
* 401 N Broad (PA)
* 2nd Floor has 30+ hours of generator backup
* 3rd Floor has 50+ hours of generator backup
* 1 Summer St (CT)
* The building has 16+ hours of generator backup
* 111 Market Place (MD)
* Has 36+ hours of generator backup
* 2100 M St (DC)
* The building has 20+ hours of generator backup
On 10/29/2012 09:07 PM, Owen DeLong 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.
> 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.
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