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The 10 Biggest Cloud Outages Of 2014 (So Far)

Joseph Tsidulko

Samsung , April 21

A fire erupted Easter morning at a datacenter in Gwacheon, South Korea, and Samsung smartphones and tablets around the world were painfully separated from their data for the next several hours.

The fourth floor inferno also caused problems with credit card services, Samsung's Smart TV and other devices that use Samsung servers.

Experts wondered why so many servers were centralized in one location and why no redundancy with other sites was built into the system.

 
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