A data center fire doesn't have to be a showstopper, according to Robert Von Wolffradt, the Chief Information Officer for the state of Iowa. He shares the state's experience in a Feb. 18 incident affecting its primary data center.
There was a wide range of causes for data center downtime in 2013. The year's major outages covered the spectrum, affecting clouds, companies, payment networks and governments at the federal, state and local level. Here’s our list of the Top 10...
Unplanned data center outages are expensive, and getting more costly. A new study sponsored by Emerson Network Power reveals that the cost of downtime has increased 41 percent since an original 2010 study.
The kickoff of the holiday shopping season revealed several key trends: people are shopping earlier, and are more comfortable shopping on mobile devices. There were some performance hiccups, mainly on Cyber Monday.
Xbox One launch day turned out to be a rough ride for the Windows Azure cloud computing service, which helps power Xbox Live. The platform was plagued by problems for much of Thursday, including storage and network issues.