power protection

High profile data centre and computer service outages in 2010

Here’s an interesting article showing the importance of having adequate surge protection and uninterruptable power supplies – along with sufficient onsite and offsite backups. http://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2010/12/22/2010-the-year-in-downtime/ To this for Australian major outages we would have to add the NAB debarcle in November http://www.itnews.com.au/News/239725,nab-it-outage-cuts-payments.aspx And CBA in August http://www.itnews.com.au/News/230464,commbank-blames-outage-on-security-update.aspx For power protection we always recommend to clients.