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Earlier today Media Temple suffered some downtime and an outage due to a DNS issue with their DNS servers. The issue began around 7am Pacific – I noticed the issue shortly thereafter because I host the CloudContacts blog on Media Temple. From what I can tell, it looks like the sites are starting to return.
My feelings about downtime remain the same – every web service will have some amount of downtime, the key is how the company communicates with customers during and after the downtime that makes the difference. At least for today, I give Media Temple the “awesome” tag when it comes to how they have been communicating with all of us.
First, they posted on the status blog a number of real-time notes regarding the outage. It seems that their phone lines are all tied up (which is understandable) so they suggest using the status blog to monitor updates.
Continue reading “Media Temple Outage Issues This Morning – Awesome Communications” »
Everyday we are seeing more apps for the iPhone appear. Today's entry is from hosting company Media Temple. They have launched their AccountCenter product for the iPhone.
Jason McVearry, Partner Director notes, "This is the first fully functional web hosting account manager designed specifically for the iphone…meaning you can manage your domains, email, account settings and even reboot your server via your iphone."
Check out the details on their iPhone AccountCenter site. It's pretty sweet looking! Here is a sample of the app: