Latest Downtime Stories

2011-11-03 08:00:00

Scott Macdonald discusses the latest research from Wind Energy Update reveals that despite the huge amount of attention given to gearbox failure, electrical faults are a leading cause of offshore wind turbine downtime. London (PRWEB) November 03, 2011 Scott reports failures of electrical and controls systems are the root cause of wind turbine repairs in 50% of cases, and operators should expect an electronic or electrical subassembly failure every 2 to 2.5 years, according to Wind Energy...

2011-10-17 21:00:00

Latest Vibration Data Collection and Machine Condition Analyzer Solutions and Services from Azima DLI Offer Maintenance Professionals with Actionable Data to Improve Equipment Uptime Woburn, MA and Greensboro, NC - Booth 202 (PRWEB) October 17, 2011 Azima DLI, the leader and premier provider of predictive maintenance (PdM) analytical services and products, today announced that it will be participating in this weekâs Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals (SMRP)...

2011-07-18 00:01:35

Dartmouth Printing brings in Ecessa PowerLink to eliminate downtime and increase profits. Dartmouth estimates one hour of downtime could cost thousands but with PowerLink, Dartmouth experiences no downtime and the associated loss of customers and productivity. (PRWEB) July 17, 2011 In the publishing world, just about everything revolves around deadlines. Writers, editors and graphic artists are all in a perpetually frenzied state, trying to meet the daunting demands of creating a quality...

2011-07-13 07:30:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Neverfail®, a leading global software company specializing in affordable continuous availability and disaster recovery solutions, today announced that VectorVest, headquartered in Akron, Ohio, uses Neverfail to protect its databases that house real-time stock analysis and portfolio management data. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110713/DA33790LOGO) VectorVest, with operations also in Cornelius, N.C., produces...

2011-05-20 06:50:00

DUFFIELD, Va., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, May 20, 2011, OnePartner's ATAC datacenter passes a milestone, achieving 1,000 days of uninterrupted service. Spring has delivered a punishing barrage of tornadoes, fires, floods and powerful weather systems that have disrupted power to thousands of businesses. These challenges can be devastating to businesses already struggling with a weak economy. Businesses that suffer multiple power outages each year lose unmeasured productivity...

2011-04-30 05:18:30

Amazon issued a technical 6,000-word statement on Friday apologizing for the outage that occurred a week earlier when its web hosting service, Elastic Compute Cloud or EC2, experienced a massive crash and caused a number of companies such as Foursquare, Reddit and Quoro to go offline, some for several days. "We want to apologize," the statement says. Amazon has acknowledged that some of its customers lost data as a result of the technical problems, and has offered a 10-day credit to customers...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.