Latest Downtime Stories

2014-01-07 23:25:32

deverus, Inc. opens second data center and sets a bold new benchmark for system uptime within the background screening industry. Using fully mirrored, independent data centers, deverus pursues 99.99% uptime, equating to less than an hour of downtime per year. Austin, TX (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Background screenings play a pivotal, time-sensitive role for employers seeking to bring new staff on board as quickly and cost-effectively as possible. Aiming to increase system uptime levels for...

2013-12-10 23:25:34

Cost of downtime up, frequency down since 2011 Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson and a global leader in maximizing availability, capacity and efficiency of critical infrastructure, today released its “2013 State of the Data Center” infographic illustrating the increasing criticality of data centers and severe consequences of data center outages. The infographic shows how businesses rely on data centers more than ever and are...

2013-11-26 23:22:09

Monitoring service identifies major retail websites vulnerable to outages ahead of holidays. Chicago, Ill (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Panopta (http://www.panopta.com), a global website and application availability monitoring service provider, today released a new report detailing the findings of a multi-year analysis of 132 top retail websites. Panopta examined the performance of these websites during both the non-holiday and holiday shopping season, holding websites to the 99.9 percent...

Word of the Day
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.