Originally posted on Data Center Frontier by Voices of the Industry

joshua-moody-200In this week’s Voices of the Industry, Josh Moody, FORTRUST’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, explores the top causes for Data Center Downtime.

According to InformationWeek, Google’s Cloud suffered an outage in early 2015 due to software issues. Later that year, Apple customers experienced a seven-hour outage that impacted 11 platforms, including iCloud Mail, Find My iPhone and iCloud Drive.

Early 2016 saw a power outage in a Verizon data center, which effectively downed JetBlue’s digital infrastructure. While the airline’s service level agreement (SLA) with Verizon noted guaranteed failover, JetBlue’s website and digital airport systems remained unavailable for around three hours.

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