Feeds

Network Solutions glitch hits customers

Outage.com

Security for virtualized datacentres

Network Solutions' website and some of its DNS services were knocked out for around two hours on Tuesday, 4 April because of an outage involving its co-location provider, Savvis. The exact cause of the outage between 07:56 EST and 10:02 EST remains unclear.

Services have largely been restored, and Network Solutions apoligised for any inconvenience caused. The domain registrar is due to go over events with Savvis in a post-mortem designed to make lessons away from the incident, it said.

A spokeswoman for the firm explained that the outage impacted customer access to systems. "Services have been restored but customers may still experience some latency in receiving emails," she said.

Hackers have launched distributed denial of service attacks against Network Solutions' DNS servers last week in what is reckoned to be an unrelated incident. ®

Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops

Whitepapers

Forging a new future with identity relationship management
Learn about ForgeRock's next generation IRM platform and how it is designed to empower CEOS's and enterprises to engage with consumers.
Why cloud backup?
Combining the latest advancements in disk-based backup with secure, integrated, cloud technologies offer organizations fast and assured recovery of their critical enterprise data.
Win a year’s supply of chocolate
There is no techie angle to this competition so we're not going to pretend there is, but everyone loves chocolate so who cares.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?
Intelligent flash storage arrays
Tegile Intelligent Storage Arrays with IntelliFlash helps IT boost storage utilization and effciency while delivering unmatched storage savings and performance.