We've never lost external power while we've been at Tampa, but if we did, there are diesel generators. Not that it would be a big deal if we lost power for a day or two. There's no serious problem as long as there's no physical damage to the servers, which we're assured is essentially impossible even with a direct hurricane strike, since the building is well above sea-level and there are no external windows.
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