Feeds

Taiwan quakes cost Chinese 10,000 domain names

Missing, believed expired

Remote control for virtualized desktops

The 26 December earthquakes off Taiwan - which cut undersea telecoms cables and severely disrupted internet connections across Asia - also cost the Chinese 10,000 domain names, Reuters reports.

The addresses went AWOL because users "were unable to update them or failed to re-register them on their expiry", according to the China International Network Information Centre.

The centre added that it was not responsible for the loss since the outage was caused by an "act of God" - a strangely inappropriate buck-pass for a Communist country.

However, there is hope. Xinhua news agency said "domain name servers may compensate individuals and companies under a scheme yet to be finalised". ®

Intelligent flash storage arrays

Whitepapers

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.
Getting started with customer-focused identity management
Learn why identity is a fundamental requirement to digital growth, and how without it there is no way to identify and engage customers in a meaningful way.
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?
Storage capacity and performance optimization at Mizuno USA
Mizuno USA turn to Tegile storage technology to solve both their SAN and backup issues.
Simplify SSL certificate management across the enterprise
Simple steps to take control of SSL across the enterprise, and recommendations for a management platform for full visibility and single-point of control for these Certificates.