outage

BA experiences another tech failure
Aeroplane
Business strategy

BA experiences another tech failure

Tech problems cause check-in systems to go down for the airline...
3 Aug 2017
A power surge caused British Airways' IT outage
Plane
Business strategy

A power surge caused British Airways' IT outage

An engineer rebooted BA's data centre power in an "uncontrolled" fashion
7 Jun 2017
British Airways website outage stops check-in for passengers
Plane
Business strategy

British Airways website outage stops check-in for passengers

BA blames crash on IT database upgrade, but failover capacity questioned
12 Apr 2017
Xbox Live, Office 365, OneDrive and Outlook.com go down
Outage
cloud computing

Xbox Live, Office 365, OneDrive and Outlook.com go down

Users were left unable to log into services for hours overnight
22 Mar 2017
US voter traffic crashes New Zealand immigration site
public sector

US voter traffic crashes New Zealand immigration site

The INZ website sees a 2,500% increase in traffic following Trump's shock win
10 Nov 2016
DDoS attack cripples HSBC online banking
Security

DDoS attack cripples HSBC online banking

No customer records compromised, bank says, after second outage of 2016
29 Jan 2016
HSBC hails "steady return of service" to online banking
Business strategy

HSBC hails "steady return of service" to online banking

But bank's technical problems are still ongoing
6 Jan 2016
Planes grounded at Paris airport after Windows 3.1 issue
Security

Planes grounded at Paris airport after Windows 3.1 issue

But the French Ministry of Transport won't modernise system until 2017
13 Nov 2015
Cabinet minister says “sort it out” after O2 signal problems
Mobile

Cabinet minister says “sort it out” after O2 signal problems

UK customers take to Twitter after bank holiday outage
26 May 2015
Tesco broadband back online after network outage
Tesco store
broadband

Tesco broadband back online after network outage

Supermarket blames technical fault, says it was nothing to do with network sale to TalkTalk
22 Apr 2015