“The takeaway is that we still have work to do to educate the market on what the cloud really means.”
- John Dwyer, Microsoft's area data centre manager for international operations
Incident ID: 72
Summary: Rackspace suffers an outage due to power generator failures
Power outages on June 29 and July 7 hit Rackspace's 144,000-square-foot data center in the Dallas suburb of Grapevine. Rackspace operates nine data centers worldwide for about 60,000 customers. Within the Dallas facility, some customers experienced downtime of about 40 minutes on June 29 and on July 7 some customers suffered downtime of 15 to 20 minutes.
Number Affected: Unknown
Organization: Rackspace, Inc.