Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Business Technology : IBM Cripples Denmark for a Day

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Danish companies are out millions because of “a highly unusual event” at an IBM data center–a reminder that in the world of technology, small things have large implications.

This blog has noticed that businesses always blame a contractor when something tech related goes wrong. Businesses in the world’s most networked nation are no exception, although in this case it’s deserved. Around noon last Wednesday, IBM’s entire network in Denmark crashed, disrupting operations at many businesses there, according to the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Business Technology : IBM Cripples Denmark for a Day

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