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Melanie Rodier
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7 Wall Street Institutions Slammed By Hurricane Sandy

As Hurricane Sandy battered the North East leaving a trail of death and destruction in New York and New Jersey, Wall Street banks suffered varying degrees of damage. We take a look at seven financial institutions that were slammed by Sandy.
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4. Equinix

Global data center services provider Equinix is home to 600 electronic trading and financial market participants and also operates a data center at 111 8th Ave.

On Friday, Equinix noted that its NY9 site, which is housed in a multi-tenant building with shared generator infrastructure and fuel service, experienced three outages over a 2-day period due to generator failures that impacted service to several customers. Service was later restored.

As of Friday, five of Equinix’s 8 sites remained on generator power. The company said all sites had ample fuel onsite, and had received fuel deliveries.


Melanie Rodier has worked as a print and broadcast journalist for over 10 years, covering business and finance, general news, and film trade news. Prior to joining Wall Street & Technology in April 2007, Melanie lived in Paris, where she worked for the International Herald ... View Full Bio

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