Posted by: Tony Bradley
The web site for the company that makes much of the hardware that other companies around the world rely on to ensure their data centers are available and their network connectivity is reliable was unavailable last week. Last Wednesday, at 2pm eastern, the Cisco web site that customers and partners rely on to order equipment and request support was offline for about 2.5 hours. Cisco has investigated the issue and has stated that it was caused by an accident which caused a power outage during maintenance at their San Jose data center. You can get more details from this report on NetworkWorld.com.