The 15 Biggest Cloud Outages Of 2022
Wade Tyler Millward
Configuration errors, record-setting summer heat in the U.K. and ‘an act of vandalism’ were among the culprits affecting cloud use this year.
Two January IBM Outages
IBM Cloud had a tough start to the year with an issue with its classic infrastructure network, which “provides connectivity across a global footprint of over 60 IBM Cloud data centers and 28 points of presence (PoPs),” according to the tech giant.
Armonk, N.Y.-based IBM started investigating the issue on Jan. 2 and resolved it in about five hours, according to a report. IBM Cloud services users in the Dallas area were affected.
The next day, an issue with IBM’s virtual private cloud offering lasted for about an hour, according to the company. The issue affected users in Washington, D.C.; Japan; London; Dallas; Toronto; Germany and other areas, according to an IBM report.