This is just very interesting and a reminder of dependent we are on the Cloud and more importantly how intermingled services are. The other thought that comes to mind is the tech version of “Too Big To Fail.” Maybe I’m over thinking it but think about the crisis that would be created if something happened to the likes of Google, Microsoft or Apple, be it technological or financial.
Sky News reports that a recent outage of Google services lasted between one and five minutes, saying, “According to web analytics firm GoSquared, global internet traffic fell by around 40% during the black-out, reflecting Google’s massive grip on the web.” The outage affected all Google services at the same time — Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Sites […]
- Internet Traffic Plunges 40% After 5 Minute Google Outage (Video)- UPDATE- Microsoft Outage- Kill Switch Test? (fromthetrenchesworldreport.com)
- Momentary Google outage causes 40pc drop in web traffic (siliconrepublic.com)
- ‘Unprecedented’ blackout costs company estimated $500K… (news.sky.com)
- Google outage sends web traffic plummeting by 40% (pcpro.co.uk)