The 10 Biggest Cloud Outages Of 2011

Cloud Outages Aplenty In 2011

One of the most valuable lessons the IT industry learned in 2011 is that the cloud is not invincible. It's like any other IT system: It can crash. It can go down. It can be knocked offline by a lightning strike. While the cloud has proven itself as (oftentimes) more reliable than its on-premise counterparts, it's not 100 percent without flaw. That was proven several times over the course of the year with several high profile cloud outages. Here, we take a look at the 10 biggest cloud outages for 2011.

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