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

virendra rode virendra.rode at outages.org
Tue Oct 30 01:00:57 EDT 2012


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Tracker was updated as well.


regards,
/virendra

On 10/29/2012 09:25 PM, Chris Sheats wrote:
> Info from Zayo:
> 
> The local power provider in the NY Market, ConEd, has
> intentionally de-energized power systems in the New York
> metropolitan area to reduce system damage as salt water has entered
> the underground infrastructure. Additionally, power outages have
> been observed in the Newark metropolitan area affecting the Zayo
> facility at 165 Halsey.   All Zayo facilities that have sustained a
> loss of commercial power are currently operating normally on
> generator backup, and refueling arrangements are being made for all
> Zayo owned generators at this time to ensure continuous operation
> of Zayo facilities and equipment.  A current readout by site of our
> current generator runtime is as follows:
> 
> 
> 
> - *60 Hudson (NY)* - 1st 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 - 15th
> and 19th Colocation Floor 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 power
> 
> 
> 
> - *165 Halsey (NJ)* - 5th Floor has 17+ hours of generator backup -
> 10th Floor has 30+ hours of generator backup
> 
> 
> At this point, we are experiencing multiple fiber cuts as a result
> of the storm which has resulted in service interruptions to
> transport services in the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York
> markets.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 9:07 PM, 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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