Lululemon on IBM, May 22
The popular yoga-gear retailer's website going down became a big deal when the company's CEO turned the spotlight on IBM's managed cloud services.
Lululemon's chief executive, Laurent Potdevin, appeared on CNBC and placed blame for lost e-commerce sales squarely in the lap of Big Blue. He said his team worked on the problem for 36 straight hours, and he had already talked to IBM CEO Ginni Rometty to express dissatisfaction.
"We're looking at our options," Potdevin said about a possible defection from IBM's cloud.