The silver lining to a cloud blackout

With Pinterest, Instagram and Netflix laid low over the weekend by an outage in a Amazon facility, have the storms across Virginia exposed one of cloud computing's greatest weakness?

With this being Amazon's second major data centre outage in a month, concerns are mounting around the stablity of cloud computing. But as Paul Wallbank writes, the outage actually demonstrates Cloud's greatest strength - its ability to allow a quick computing rebound from any data centre disaster. 


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