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Fire Damages WebNX Utah Datacenter, Causes Extended Outage

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: April 7, 2021 @ 7:05 pm, by raindog308

Of all the categories I thought we might add to LowEndBox one day, “Datacenter Fires” was not on my short list.  But maybe we need to create this section.  On the heels of OVH’s huge SBG Datacenter fire in March, we’ve learned that WebNX has suffered a serious fire in their Ogden, Utah datacenter. According […]

OVH CEO Releases Video on SBG Fire

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: March 12, 2021 @ 12:56 pm, by raindog308

OVH’s CEO Octave Klaba has released a video giving an update on the SBG fire.  In it, he discusses the extent of the damage, results of initial investigation, and future plans. It’s a pretty low-budget production (just Klaba talking to the camera) but in a way that enhances the authenticity and transparency.  Click on this still […]

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 […]