A roundup of news from Interop, including announcements from Force 10 Networks, AFORE Solutions, Sun Microsystems and Avocent. Also, new data and news on social networks Facebook, Twitter and MySpace.
What if the real-time Internet gets stuck? That seems to be what happened for several hours today with Twitter.
Now that Twitter has raised $100 million, how much of that will go for serversand network costs to support its incredible growth?
Twitter has been the target of additional denial of service attacks in the wake of a major outage on Aug. 6, but enhanced defenses implemented by Twitter and NTT America have helped minimize their impact.
Driven by the rapid growth of Twitter, NTT America is expanding its data center footprint with additional space in Santa Clara.
The microblogging service Twitter said late today that it would postpone scheduled maintenance downtime to keep the service available during the tumultuous political events in Iran.
Is Twitter being powered by a stealth web server? Or is its tech team just friendly?
After months of improved performance, Twitter was down yesterday, and unavailable again for several hours today.