When choosing a webhost, one of the most important factors to think about is their history of downtime. The unfortunate truth is that all webhosts will have some downtime, even if it’s only minutes a year. But maintenance and other reasonable issues with data centers can cause your website to be inaccessible for some time.
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The NSA data center currently under construction in Bluffdale, Utah, is facing severe electrical problems. A type of electrical explosion called an “arc flash” has occurred 10 times in the 13 months the government data center has been in development – each incident causes damage, melts equipment, poses a threat to the safety of the
Fibernet Corp’s data center was unaffected by the flooding that damaged much of Utah County. Orem, UT On the evening of Saturday, September 7, 2013, 0.75 inches of rain fell in 15 minutes in Utah County. Communities in Utah County experienced flooding, mudslides, power outages, and evacuations. Some residents reported up to three feet of
Fibernet Corp services are often referred to in the tech industry as “SaaS,” or “Software as a Service.” The best way to describe SaaS is to start out with an example of what it is not: the flip side of SaaS is sometimes called “software as a product.” Software products can be purchased on a
Utah County experienced flash flooding on Saturday evening, causing power outages, evacuations, mudslides, and street flooding. Several residential homes were flooded, with some reporting up to three feet of water. The BYU-Texas football game in Provo was also delayed two hours. The National Weather Service reports that 0.75 inches of rain fell in 15 minutes.
On Sunday, August 25, 2013, one of Amazon Cloud’s data centers experienced performance issues, causing Instagram and Vine to go down. The failure lasted almost an hour, affecting other sites as well: Netflix, Airbnb, and Audible.com also suffered, but with fewer issues. The finger is being pointed at a Northern Virginia data center, which experienced
Businesses and website owners hosting in a data center rely on the dependability of that data center. In fact, that’s one of the main reasons why businesses chose to use data centers over storing their own information: data centers are more consistent, ensuring the constant availability of their websites. How does a data center guarantee reliability?
The new NSA data center currently in progress in Bluffdale, Utah, has sparked some controversy among local residents. Not surprisingly, most of the details for this government building have been kept a secret. Only recently the blueprints were revealed, allowing experts to make some conjectures regarding the capacity of this data center. According to an
Supplementing its already reliable data center, Fibernet Corp. adds another UPS to further ensure consistent service in case of power outages. Orem, UT Fibernet Corp., a leading provider of Colocation and Dedicated Server products, as well as professional office space leasing since 1994, has announced the addition of another UPS, or uninterrupted power supply, to