Thursday, December 28, 2006

Internet disaster in Singapore

Internet access in Singapore took a blow yesterday and I'm annoyed because I am having troubles connecting to Singaporean sites.

Here are the associated news, however I can't view the channel news asia news as that is hosted in Singapore

Internet access in Singapore severely affected by Taiwan earthquake - Channel News Asia
Earthquake disrupts Internet access in Asia - ITworld.com


I would think this is really bad for business considering how important the internet pipe are to businesses and gamers :).

It is probably about time that some people started looking at better redundency for internet connectivity.

Suggestions for internet disaster recovery and redundancy if anyone is paying attention.

  1. Mirrored offshore hosting for news, financial and other critical sites.
  2. Satellite based internet for inbound connections. (used a lot in outback australia)

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