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Macy’s Suffers Critical E-commerce Outage on Black Friday

Holiday online shopping is growing massively year over year. At this point, the only thing getting in the way of e-commerce businesses and huge spikes in revenue is the availability of e-commerce platforms during critical shopping times.

As we saw in last week’s blog post, during last year’s holiday season, several leading e-commerce business faced major outages, […]

By |December 1st, 2016|0 Comments

The IT Grinch: Online Holiday Shopping Network Outages

That special time of year is upon us again — the holiday season, a.k.a. shopping season. I used to hate this time of year because I would spend hours at the mall, overwhelmed by crowds of aggressive shoppers with a strict agenda, while I aimlessly wandered the less crowded stores to end up coming home […]

By |November 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Dealing with a Black Swan Occurrence in IT

Nassim Nicholas Taleb is a renowned scholar who has spent his career focusing on problems of randomness, probability, and uncertainty. In Taleb’s book “The Black Swan – the Impact of the Highly Improbable,” he defines a “black swan” as a highly improbable event with three principal characteristics: it is unpredictable; it carries a massive impact; […]

By |October 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Delta’s Outage: Legacy IT Systems Strike Again

By |August 10th, 2016|0 Comments