Internet monitors watch as Syria’s Internet access goes down, only to return almost a day later.
A UPS problem fries both the primary and backup networking equipment, causing headaches over two days.
Hotmail.com, Outlook.com and SkyDrive went down for some users thanks to a significant temperature increase within a data center.
SimCity’s server issues demonstrate the perils of not anticipating load on cloud infrastructure.
Facebook went down briefly on the evening of Feb. 7, taking a big chunk of the Internet with it.
When Canadian payment processor Total Systems Services suffered a power outage in its data center, it took down Visa payments from several banks.
A power outage at the state’s data center sent some employees home early, on top of shutting down services such as processing unemployment checks.
Redundancy, normally a lifesaver, proved the culprit as switch problems carried over to file servers.
Residents in fourteen states couldn’t access their email for more than the 48 hours—and the problem still isn’t completely fixed.
Google is dealing with several disrupted services in mainland China, according to sources.