Monthly Archives: August 2011

More cloud woes

Another Amazon cloud-services outage occurred on Sunday, August 7th in a Dublin, Ireland data center. This one occurred due to a lightning strike that hit a transformer near the Dublin data center. It led to an explosion and fire that … Continue reading

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Struck in the cloud?

When it’s cloudy, it’s often during a thunderstorm. And if your mission critical applications and data are in the cloud, a lightening strike can take your business down for hours, as happened recently:¬†http://www.channelweb.co.uk/crn-uk/news/2100075/bpos-outage-microsoft. While some of our customers have their … Continue reading

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