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BT outage impacts 10% of customers in capital

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BT has confirmed around 10% of its customers experienced an outage this morning, which has reportedly been linked to a power incident at the former Telecity LD8 site in London, which is now owned by Equinix.

AWS release statement to explain Aussie outage

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AWS has blamed a power shortage caused by adverse weather conditions as the primary cause of the outage Australian customers experienced this weekend.

Google cloud team launches damage control mission following outage

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Google will offer all customers who were affected by the Google Compute Engine outage with service credits, in what would appear to be a damage control exercise as the company looks to gain ground on AWS and Microsoft Azure in the public cloud market segment.

Amazon outage hits Instagram, Vine

Amazon suffered a partial or 'gray' outage

Amazon on Sunday suffered a short outage in its web services operations that served as a reminder of the occasional perils of outsourcing services to the cloud.