Webair NY1 Data Center Fully Operational with 100% Uptime in Wake of Hurricane Sandy
NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Webair.com (http://www.webair.com) announced today that its flagship data center known as NY1, located in Garden City, NY received no major damage and performed without service interruption during and after Hurricane Sandy.
Knowing the storm was approaching, Webair activated its Emergency Response Procedure which included Generator Technicians testing and servicing all generators over the weekend prior to the storm, in addition to standard testing and maintenance. This included confirming all diesel fuel levels were optimal and ensuring the data center was staffed by multiple System Administrators, Network Administrators and Data Center Engineers, 24/7 throughout the storm.
“Webair’s NY1 data center is designed and maintained to provide our clients with the utmost in reliability and redundancy during weather event situations,” stated Michael C. Orza, CEO. “We’ve significantly invested in and designed our data center to provide us the highest level of service availability. We were temporarily on generator power and our backup systems performed as expected without issue. We have over 10,000 gallons of diesel fuel on site and disaster recovery seats were prepared for clients who required emergency seats.”
Founded in 1996, Webair is a leader in managed hosting solutions, including Managed & Secure Cloud Infrastructure for companies of all sizes and is recognized as a global leader in the industry. Webair offers a variety of Hosting services including Public, Private & Hybrid Clouds, Dedicated Servers, Colocation, CDN and Video Streaming Solutions. Webair, headquartered in New York, operates an international network of data centers located in New York, Los Angeles, Montreal and Amsterdam.
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