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Submission + - Could a Hurricane 5 take down East Coast data centers (slashdot.org)

TheNextCorner writes: "With more data moving into the Cloud, there is an increasing danger of data loss when one of these cloud computing data centers fails. Hurricanes pose a real thread for data centers located in North Virginia and Carolina, where Google, Apple & Facebook have opened large data centers. Could a Hurricane 5 become a problem for these cloud data centers and take down the Internet?"
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Could a Hurricane 5 take down East Coast data centers

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