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Sandy's punch to the gut and your disaster recovery plan

  • TC2 Blog
  • 10/31/2012
  • David Rohde

A spectacular blowout of a transformer, a flood in a carrier facility, an inability of carrier employees to reach their jobs, and what do you have? A major outage, of course.

Nothing speaks louder than an actual photo in middle of Verizon’s first comprehensive announcement yesterday on the impact of Hurricane Sandy in New York. Verizon elected to show the flood in its corporate headquarters lobby. But the company made it clear that central offices were suffering the same fate and that even backup power systems were inoperable.

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