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"There were some hiccups," but no incidents of business applications going offline, says Harrell Smith, an analyst for market researcher Celent Communications. "In a post-9/11 world, New York firms really prepare for this," Smith says. "It was kind of a logistical challenge and it certainly did eat up some additional resources, but not enough to have a severe impact."Randy Grossman, an analyst with IDC/Financial Insights, agrees. "I don't know of anyone operating from backup facilities" duri