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Major Outage for BlueHost, HostGator, HostMonster

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A Utah data center supporting some of the web hosting industry’s best known brands has suffered a networking outage, causing an extended service outage. The problems at a Provo, Utah facility operated by Endurance International Group, have led to downtime for customers of BlueHost, HostGator and HostMonster. Read More

Toronto Flooding KOs Data Center Cooling Systems

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A massive rainstorm caused widespread flooding and power outages Monday night in Toronto, which created challenges for some tenants at the city’s largest data center hub. 151 Front Street maintained power, but experienced problems with cooling systems. Read More

IT Woes Ground American Airlines Flights

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An outage in a key reservations system has grounded all flights at American Airlines this afternoon, leaving passengers and gate agents unable to manage bookings or print boarding passes and causing backups at airports in many areas of the country. Read More

Power Outage Knocks DreamHost Customers Offline

Web hosting provider DreamHost experienced an extended outages when power systems failed at its data center in Irvine, Calif. The incident created hours of downtime across Tuesday and Wednesday for many of DreamHost’s more than 350,000 customers. Read More

Heat Spike in Data Center Caused Hotmail Outage

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The Hotmail servers got entirely too hot Tuesday, causing a major outage for Microsoft’s web-based email services. Both Hotmail and Outlook.com were offline for up to 16 hours after a failed software update caused the heat to spike in one part of a data center supporting those services. Read More

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