Web 2.0 It Ain’t Perfect Yet, Part 2

February 27, 2008

SaaS – or “software as a service” – No it is not perfect yet. Microsoft has issues with its Live Services for a good portion of the day yesterday.

It affected logging in to MS Live applications including Hotmail, (and Sympatico mail in Canada) as well as X-Box live and other Live applications.

As more businesses run their applications and tools from third party providers such as Microsoft, these long downtimes will become less and less acceptable.

Of course your own internal network may be more at risk from having a full failure than a company the size of Microsoft. It does goes to show though, you must view your risks and strategies along multiple alternatives

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