British hosting company 123-reg is facing a barrage of criticism on social media after one of its staff ran a script with a “catastrophic error” in it and deleted a number of customers’ websites.
From recovery plans to technology and the ability to think outside the box, Marc Goroff, CTO at Quorum, draws on several parallels between business downtime and the Grand Prix.
Cloud services have grown in importance during the last decade, giving entrepreneurs and business owners access to computing power required for fast growth and quick customer acquisition. But what does the inside of data centre look like, and how does it actually work – Real Business took a trip to find out.
Gartner research has found that EMEA server shipments in the second quarter of 2014 grew for the first time in 11 quarters.
At this time of year, ecommerce merchants are frantically working on sprucing up their web design and advertising campaigns ready for the big Christmas rush. This is all well and good, but if one of your servers goes down or your website crashes at a critical time, all the sweat and tears that has gone into optimising your site and making it easy to use will have been a complete waste.