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The 10 Biggest Cloud Outages Of 2016 (So Far)

Joseph Tsidulko

Dishonorable Mention -- Pokémon Go, July

Ok, not exactly an enterprise concern, and not even falling in the first half of the year, but given the craze around the game from Google spin-off Niantic, it's fun to mention nonetheless.

Since Pokémon Go's release on July 6, a number of outages have impacted players, sometimes disconnecting them mid monster hunt.

Unprecedented usage, coupled with hackers executing distributed denial-of-service attacks, has delayed release in Europe as the developers try to get a handle on flooded servers.

 
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