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MS Pulls an Amazon

Wow. Here I am busting Amazon's chops over its huge three-day outage, and then Microsoft goes ahead and has a critical online e-mail outage.

I'm not talking about Hotmail, which is really for casual use, but Exchange, for gosh sake. The Web version of Exchange, part of BPOS, fell apart a few times, and most of the damage was e-mails that took forever to send or arrive. So far there are no reports of data loss.

This is getting scary. Amazon, VMware and now Redmond have had serious outages. Are we all to move to a cloud we can't trust?

Have you had cloud/Internet catastrophes? Spill the beans at dbarney@redmondmag.com.

Posted by Doug Barney on 05/16/2011 at 1:18 PM


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