'The future of data centres: On-prem AI & sustainability on the horizon'
On-prem AI and sustainable practices to redefine data centre functionality by 2024, predicts Juniper's Perry Sui.
HammondCare chooses Paessler to monitor infrastructure
HammondCare selects Paessler PRTG to monitor IT infrastructure across its network of aged-care facilities in Australia, reducing outages.
Cloudflare outage in 19 data centers worldwide due to own error
Cloudflare outage caused by change in resilience project, impacting 50% of requests. No attack involved, says company.
Vertiv introduces line of redundant power transfer switches
Vertiv has introduced Vertiv Geist Rack Transfer Switch (RTS), a new line of transfer switches that provides redundant power to single-corded devices.
New Uptime analysis highlights worsening downtime costs and consequences
Downtime costs are increasing as data infrastructure struggles to curb failures, according to new data from Uptime Institute.
Technologists need better visibility into IT performance to avoid more high profile outages
‘If it can happen to Facebook, it could happen to us.’ This will be the concern in IT departments all over the world.
Report: Organisations must be proactive, not reactive when it comes to security
83% of companies suffer business damage during the first day of an IT outage, according to new research from Netenrich.
Xero plagued by systems issues at worst possible time of month for customers
Xero is experiencing major systems issues coinciding with end of month invoicing, creating disruption for customers worldwide.
What is an internet outage?
As more essential services are delivered digitally, availability becomes the most pressing concern, writes Cisco ThousandEyes solutions architect Mike Hicks.
Widespread internet outages affect users across NZ
Vocus, an internet infrastructure provider in New Zealand, experienced a DDoS attack, causing an hour-long nationwide internet outage.
UPDATED: IT systems down at Waikato Hospital & DHB, 'cybersecurity incident' confirmed
Waikato Hospital has this morning begun turning outpatients away from scheduled bookings after a major outage affecting its IT and phone systems.
Revealed: COVID-19's impact on internet disruptions
Global internet disruptions have surged by 63% during the COVID-19 pandemic, with ISPs particularly affected, according to a report by ThousandEyes.
Revealed: The cure to network outage-related downtime
It’s estimated the average cost per network outage in the United States alone amounts to US$402,542 – with one in ten major outages costing over $1 million.
ANZ firms fail to detect technical issues - until customers report them
Aussie, Kiwi firms miss tech flaws till customers chime in, says report.
Top internet outages of 2019 - ThousandEyes
The most significant of these outages took place over the northern hemisphere summer and disrupted nearly every top tech company in some fashion.
Two key ways to prevent data centre outages
Power loss is still causing significant problems within the industry, according to more than 1600 operators and IT practitioners surveyed.
Protecting data centres from fire – your options
Chubb's Pierre Thorne discusses the countless potential implications of a data centre outage, and how to avoid them.
Azure outage postmortem: Microsoft reveals what happened and why
Headlines around the world have been shouting about Azure's outage - here's MIcrosoft's postmortem on the matter.
NAB apologises after nationwide systems outage
NAB apologises for causing massive disruption with its nationwide tech outage on Saturday.
Anatomy of an outage: Understanding the lifecycle of downtime
Businesses face high costs and risks with outages, impacting operations and reputation; understanding all stages is key.
Australian law firm builds hybrid cloud strategy on Nutanix OS
WA law firm Jackson McDonald teams with Nutanix for hybrid cloud shift, boosts IT agility and client services.
Chaos in the cloud: Majority of organisations moving to the cloud aren't prepared for an outage
The majority of organizations moving to the cloud are unprepared for a cloud outage, according to a new study by Veritas.
Amazon's AWS S3 suffers failure - Slack, Medium and Quora all affected
Major outage strikes Amazon's AWS, leading to widespread disruption for Slack, Medium, and Quora among others.
UPDATED: Vodafone internet down around New Zealand, customers want answers
Vodafone NZ internet is down around the country, and with no word from the company, customers have turned to Facebook to share their thoughts.