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Tornado Risk Seen For Social Security Data Center 67

Posted by timothy
from the quasi-funded-mandate dept.
1sockchuck writes "Despite the recent outbreak of powerful tornadoes, the Social Security Administration has decided to engineer its new data center to withstand winds of just 90 miles per hour. Data center experts say mission-critical facilities should be built to withstand winds of 120 to 180 miles per hour to protect against tornado and hurricane risks. It's the latest in a series of challenges for the $800 million project, which will replace a creaky 30-year old facility."
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Tornado Risk Seen For Social Security Data Center

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