Downtime

Flooded Exchange Disrupts BT Service

Major flooding at a BT exchange in the Paddington section of London has disrupted telecom service and payment networks in parts of London, and the company says it may be days before it can fully restore service. Read More

Wikipedia’s Data Center Overheats

Wikipedia was offline for several hours yesterday after a cooling problem in Wikimedia’s European data center led to a heat condition that caused a server shutdown. A DNS problem during failover caused additional downtime. Read More

U. of Penn Data Center Overheats

The University of Pennsylvania had to shut off the IT systems supporting the school’s financial, research and student services after its data center overheated Tuesday afternoon. Read More

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