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The 10 Biggest Cloud Outages Of 2014 (So Far)

CRN takes a look at 10 major cloud outages that occured over the last six months that had a significant impact on services.

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photo Seizure Outages, June 30

While probably not as significant an outage when measured on a scale of economic productivity, this one was more infuriating because it was caused by an intentional act.

Microsoft, citing cybercrime perpetrated against its users, seized 23 domains from, a Reno, Nev.-based provider of free dynamic DNS services. In doing so, the software giant also took out service for 1.8 million legitimate customers for more than two days.

Among them was SonicWall, a network security vendor acquired by Dell in 2012, which said hundreds of its customers, including buildings that run security surveillance cameras using's dynamic DNS service to relay video feeds, were offline.

A federal court transferred DNS authority over the domains to Microsoft, which argued they were launching pads for malware attacks.

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