The 10 Biggest Cloud Outages of 2016


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Google Nest: August 22

During a heatwave in several parts of the country, Google's Nest thermostats experienced connectivity errors that left many customers unable to remotely control their air conditioning systems.

While the AC could still be controlled manually, the widespread outage called attention to potentially troubling vulnerabilities of smart-home technologies. Nest also sells Dropcams for home and child monitoring and smoke detectors.




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