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'The future of data centres: On-prem AI & sustainability on the horizon'
Tue, 5th Dec 2023
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cloud services
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public cloud
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ai
On-prem AI and sustainable practices to redefine data centre functionality by 2024, predicts Juniper's Perry Sui.
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HammondCare chooses Paessler to monitor infrastructure
Mon, 23rd Jan 2023
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it in healthcare
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it infrastructure
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HammondCare selects Paessler PRTG to monitor IT infrastructure across its network of aged-care facilities in Australia, reducing outages.
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Cloudflare outage in 19 data centers worldwide due to own error
Wed, 22nd Jun 2022
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cloud services
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colocation
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cios
Cloudflare outage caused by change in resilience project, impacting 50% of requests. No attack involved, says company.
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Vertiv introduces line of redundant power transfer switches
Wed, 15th Jun 2022
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network management
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network infrastructure
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iam
Vertiv has introduced Vertiv Geist Rack Transfer Switch (RTS), a new line of transfer switches that provides redundant power to single-corded devices.
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New Uptime analysis highlights worsening downtime costs and consequences
Fri, 10th Jun 2022
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
Downtime costs are increasing as data infrastructure struggles to curb failures, according to new data from Uptime Institute.
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Technologists need better visibility into IT performance to avoid more high profile outages
Tue, 7th Dec 2021
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outage
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cisco appdynamics
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infrastructure monitoring
‘If it can happen to Facebook, it could happen to us.’ This will be the concern in IT departments all over the world.
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Report: Organisations must be proactive, not reactive when it comes to security
Mon, 1st Nov 2021
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advanced persistent threat protection
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compliance
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risk intelligence & compliance
83% of companies suffer business damage during the first day of an IT outage, according to new research from Netenrich.
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Xero plagued by systems issues at worst possible time of month for customers
Fri, 1st Oct 2021
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accounting systems
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digital banking
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xero
Xero is experiencing major systems issues coinciding with end of month invoicing, creating disruption for customers worldwide.
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What is an internet outage?
Mon, 6th Sep 2021
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ddos
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thousandeyes
As more essential services are delivered digitally, availability becomes the most pressing concern, writes Cisco ThousandEyes solutions architect Mike Hicks.
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Widespread internet outages affect users across NZ
Fri, 3rd Sep 2021
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ddos
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cybersecurity
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outage
Vocus, an internet infrastructure provider in New Zealand, experienced a DDoS attack, causing an hour-long nationwide internet outage.
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UPDATED: IT systems down at Waikato Hospital & DHB, 'cybersecurity incident' confirmed
Wed, 19th May 2021
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cybersecurity
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waikato district health board
Waikato Hospital has this morning begun turning outpatients away from scheduled bookings after a major outage affecting its IT and phone systems.
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Revealed: COVID-19's impact on internet disruptions
Wed, 5th Aug 2020
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disruption
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digital disruption
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outage
Global internet disruptions have surged by 63% during the COVID-19 pandemic, with ISPs particularly affected, according to a report by ThousandEyes.
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Revealed: The cure to network outage-related downtime
Tue, 9th Jun 2020
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dlp
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breach prevention
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outage
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.
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ANZ firms fail to detect technical issues - until customers report them
Fri, 13th Mar 2020
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crm
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dr
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cloud services
Aussie, Kiwi firms miss tech flaws till customers chime in, says report.
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Top internet outages of 2019 - ThousandEyes
Wed, 15th Jan 2020
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ddos
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network infrastructure
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firewall
The most significant of these outages took place over the northern hemisphere summer and disrupted nearly every top tech company in some fashion.
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Two key ways to prevent data centre outages
Fri, 5th Jul 2019
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edge data centre
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outage
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modular data centre
Power loss is still causing significant problems within the industry, according to more than 1600 operators and IT practitioners surveyed.
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Protecting data centres from fire – your options
Thu, 21st Mar 2019
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colocation
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outage
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fire
Chubb's Pierre Thorne discusses the countless potential implications of a data centre outage, and how to avoid them.
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Azure outage postmortem: Microsoft reveals what happened and why
Wed, 12th Sep 2018
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cloud services
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microsoft
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devops
Headlines around the world have been shouting about Azure's outage - here's MIcrosoft's postmortem on the matter.
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NAB apologises after nationwide systems outage
Mon, 28th May 2018
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data centre maintenance / management
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finance, leasing & rental
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power / energy
NAB apologises for causing massive disruption with its nationwide tech outage on Saturday.
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Anatomy of an outage: Understanding the lifecycle of downtime
Thu, 19th Apr 2018
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dr
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cloud services
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business continuity
Businesses face high costs and risks with outages, impacting operations and reputation; understanding all stages is key.
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Australian law firm builds hybrid cloud strategy on Nutanix OS
Fri, 6th Apr 2018
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cloud services
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devops
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hybrid cloud
WA law firm Jackson McDonald teams with Nutanix for hybrid cloud shift, boosts IT agility and client services.
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Chaos in the cloud: Majority of organisations moving to the cloud aren't prepared for an outage
Mon, 19th Mar 2018
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dr
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cloud services
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multi-cloud
The majority of organizations moving to the cloud are unprepared for a cloud outage, according to a new study by Veritas.
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Amazon's AWS S3 suffers failure - Slack, Medium and Quora all affected
Wed, 1st Mar 2017
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cloud services
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storage
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hyperscale
Major outage strikes Amazon's AWS, leading to widespread disruption for Slack, Medium, and Quora among others.
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UPDATED: Vodafone internet down around New Zealand, customers want answers
Thu, 28th Jan 2016
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cloud services
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contact centre
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customers
Vodafone NZ internet is down around the country, and with no word from the company, customers have turned to Facebook to share their thoughts.