Updated: Hurricane Sandy continued to take a toll on internet infrastructure in New York City and beyond on Tuesday.
- There were sporadic issues with undersea cable Atlantic Crossing-2 (or AC-2), sources said. These cables are the main data lifelines between continents.
- Telx reported that most of its New York and New Jersey data centers were on generator power as of 9:30 a.m.
This article highlights the importance of making a conscious decision about where you house your data. While I firmly believe the cloud is the best place to be, you should probably have your data sitting outside your geographic region.