"The downtime is a blow for Adobe, which has based its new business model on strong-arming its customers into cloud-connected subscriptions. It nixed the boxed retail version of its Creative Suite graphics apps last May – including Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, and InDesign, among others – and said that all future versions would be available for rental only.Graphics pros left hanging as Adobe Creative Cloud outage nears 24 hours • The Register
But although Adobe is adept at creating industry-leading creative software, it hasn't demonstrated much acumen as a provider of online services. At one point, its cloud storage services failed to sync users' files for two whole weeks, and a data breach in October is believed to have leaked the encrypted passwords for as many as 38 million customers."
Friday, May 16, 2014
Graphics pros left hanging as Adobe Creative Cloud outage nears 24 hours • The Register
A 27-hour nightmare for some Adobe customers