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Advanced Networks Data Center Weathers Hurricane Sandy Without Incident

Advanced Networks Data Center (under the 48first label) withstands Hurricane Sandy with no loss of service.
    NEW YORK, NY, April 04, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Advanced Networks Data Center (under the 48first label) withstands Hurricane Sandy with no loss of service.

Advanced Networks provides email application and disaster recovery hosting via its self-owned data center just outside of New York City. When Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast in late October, many NYC- and NJ-based technology companies were faced with power outages, service interruptions, and even physical damage. In lower Manhattan, for example, widespread flooding at data center buildings on Broad Street and Whitehall Street led to loss of service for several popular blog sites such as Gawker and Buzzfeed. Even those data centers with generators suffered outages, as flooding damaged fuel pumps or made refueling impossible.

According to power provider Con Edison, Hurricane Sandy caused "the largest storm-related outage in our history." Millions in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions were left without power, some for as long as two weeks. The total cost of the damage was estimated at $50 billion.

Despite the storm, the Advanced Networks Data Center remained fully functional, running on a backup generator and continually providing email, data, and disaster recovery. The company's hosted clients and subscribers, who represent a wide variety of industries including fashion, architecture, retail, and law, were able to access all data throughout the storm and its aftermath.

"When a disaster like Hurricane Sandy strikes, businesses can be thrown into chaos and unpredictability," says Advanced Networks CEO Peter Mogollón. "We were able to provide stability for our clients in this difficult time by ensuring no loss of service or data."

About Advanced Networks

Advanced Networks is a pioneer in the networks solutions industry and has been providing network solutions and managed services to small and large scale businesses since 1986. With decades of expertise, experience and time-tested networking solutions Advanced Networks provides quality service at very affordable prices. Based in New York City, Advanced Networks offers free consultation services and guarantees the best and most cost effective IT service. For more information about Advanced Networks please visit http://www.a-networks.com. For PR inquiries, email pr@a-networks.com.


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