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1 in 10 Chance of an “Internet Apocalypse” Before 2031

Tags: , , , Date/Time: October 19, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

Scientists at the University of California at Irvine predict that if a rare solar superstorm comes to pass, it could cause a months-long outage for key parts of the Internet. Particularly vulnerable are undersea cables – approximately 1.3 million miles’ worth, on which intercontinental Internet depends. Solar storms are not new, but obviously disrupting the […]

Fire Destroys OVH’s SBG Datacenter (Strasbourg, France)

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: March 10, 2021 @ 10:39 am, by raindog308

OVH, one of the largest hosting providers in the world, suffered a runaway fire at their SBG datacenter in Strasbourg, France. We have a major incident on SBG2. The fire declared in the building. Firefighters were immediately on the scene but could not control the fire in SBG2. The whole site has been isolated which […]