How DB Schenker restored the reputation of its IT team 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Logistics company looks for deeper partnerships with IT clients.
 
Westpac online banking suffers two days of downtime 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 2, 2013 | Comment Now 
Update: Up last night, offline in the morning.
 
Vic ambulance dispatch system crashes again 
 
Passports website enters second day of downtime 
By Charis Palmer | Jun 12, 2013 | Comment Now 
DFAT cites 'technical difficulties'.
 
Amadeus invests in uptime 
By Brett Winterford | Aug 13, 2012 | Comment Now 
Qantas' technology provider out to restore availability record.
 
Microsoft touts high cost of running XP 
By Liam Tung | May 28, 2012 | Comment Now 
Application upgrade costs weigh on Windows 7 ROI.
 
iCloud outage downs 15m users 
By Liam Tung | May 15, 2012 | Comment Now 
As Apple gears up for Instagram assault.
 
Designing for availability in the cloud 
By Justin Warren | Dec 6, 2011 | Comment Now 
iTnews' blueprint to cloud resiliency.
 
'High risk' issues left in ASX IT systems 
By James Hutchinson | Nov 24, 2011 | Comment Now 
ASIC finds shortcomings led to outages.
 
What's worse: Downtime or brand damage? 
By Brett Winterford | Nov 24, 2011 | Comment Now 
Study reveals a disconnect between customers and suppliers.
 
Don't rely on your SLA 
By Brett Winterford | Nov 22, 2011 | Comment Now 
Comment: Apps need to be built to withstand cloud failure.
 
Google adds downtime support for Exchange 2010 
 
Hacked British Royal Navy site sinks 
By Tom Brewster | Nov 10, 2010 | Comment Now 
Hacker claims to breach site security.
 
HP upgrades mission-critical offerings 
By Shaun Nichols | Sep 28, 2009 | Comment Now 
Latest version of HP-UX.
 
Too much risk in aerial NBN cables: Kelso 
By Ry Crozier | Jun 15, 2009 | Comment Now 
Removalists and garbage trucks become enemies of broadband uptime.
 
Virtualisation loses its lustre at USQ 
By Brett Winterford | May 21, 2009 | Comment Now 
If you think server virtualisation is a walk in the park, Brian Kissell, chief technology officer at the University of Southern Queensland, has a few lessons you should ...
 
WebCentral email saga finally over 
By Brett Winterford | May 1, 2009 | Comment Now 
Some 72 hours into an outage that left WebCentral customers without access to managed exchange, POP email or webmail, customers of the Melbourne-IT owned hosting company ...
 
WebCentral customers abandon ship after major outage 
By Ry Crozier | Mar 25, 2009 | Comment Now 
Customers are churning away from Webcentral’s shared hosting service after a three-day outage caused by a storage system failure on Friday, citing horrible customer service and ...
 
Computer downtime could solve world hunger 
By Ambrose McNevin | May 19, 2008 | Comment Now 
IBM hopes to eradicate world hunger using donated processing power to study the atomic make-up of rice protein.
 
Downtime is more worrying than security threats, finds Symantec survey 
By Dave Bailey | Feb 4, 2008 | Comment Now 
A new report by Symantec Global Services, ‘IT Risk Management Report 2: Myths and Realities,’ has found that the threat of company downtime is more important than security, in ...
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