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Solar Storm Affects Computer Networks


By: | Published: | Stardate: 11201.24 |

 

It seems that today’s solar storm has taken down some services on the US East coast. Comcast users are feeling the effects of failed DNS servers due to the storm (reported by theweatherspace.com).

Did you know that you can protect your infrastructure by taking proactive steps. Realnets provides monitoring solutions that can be customized to shut down critical backup servers based on real-time information on solar events, severe weather and even earthquakes.

Systems can have backups triggered, services monitored more heavily and secondary’s brought on-line. In events like today’s it’s good to shut down key redunancies. This way if hardware is taken down you have unaffected secondard systems ready to be brought on-line after the danger passes.

Realnets consults on open source monitoring systems and infrastructural responses to disaster.

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