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Incident ID: 8

Incident Type:
Outage

Summary: Rackspace suffers an outage due to power generator failures

On June 29th Rackspace, one of the largest online hosting companies, suffered a power utility failure; the generators then kicked in, but failed to maintain enough power to run the systems. The result was an outage of 40 minutes for their customers.

Number Affected: Unknown
Organization: Rackspace, Inc.
Reported Date:2009-07-06
Occurred Date:2009-06-29
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