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Amid a spate of recent outages in the spotlight, Singapore’s telecoms regulator has defended the robustness of the country’s networks. Still this may be a wake up call for enterprises and building owners to plan ahead.
A Xerox routine backup turns into a food stamp disaster in 17 states. IT failures are becoming everyman's business.
Depending on service affected, home customers will either get a free three-month speed boost, one month's worth of free access to all pay TV channels or free local calls on their fixed lines.
A fire at SingTel's network exchange at Bukit Panjang in the Northwest of Singapore has affected its services and of those leasing its lines, such as rival telcos' fiber broadband and cable TV, and bank ATMs and branches.
The telecoms regulator says the 3-day service disruption in January was caused by a power fault due to poor electrical installation practices, and inadequate risk assessment practices.
Some of the main banking services that the Commonwealth Bank of Australia offers were forced offline this weekend due to an outage.
Telstra is currently investigating the cause of an eight-hour national outage of its digital business lines.
Overnight Australia's second-largest telecommunications provider suffered a major DNS outage affecting its website, corporate VPN, and IP services.
What is the industry average cost of downtime? I hate answering "it depends," but that's the truth. So much depends on the organization, the industry, the duration of the downtime, the number of people impacted, etc. And not all of it is about dollars and sense. Reputation, customer retention, employee satisfaction, and overall confidence can be shaken by even a short outage.
Although LinkedIn bore the brunt of attention over a DNS issue that saw it drop off the web for hours, Cisco believes that almost 5,000 other sites were also affected.
A woodchuck family took up living under our deck. A supplier of household hardware was "down for maintenance" during normal business hours. Does the hardware company understand that to Web users, they're out of business when their website is down?
[UPDATE] Business social network says it is recovering from a DNS issue, which has taken the Web site offline for at least over the past three hours.
The passports.gov.au website is expected to be back up today after a hardware failure took it offline last Tuesday.
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission wasn't impressed with the length of time it took ASX to inform investors of a platform outage in October last year, according an ASIC market assessment report.
A number of Kogan customers have found themselves with no data services, after a glitch in one of Telstra's platforms meant that accounts recharged over the weekend did not include data allowance.
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