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Submission + - Lightning Strike KOs Amazon, Microsoft EuroClouds (

1sockchuck writes: A lightning strike has caused power outages at the major cloud computing data hubs for Amazon and Microsoft in Dublin, Ireland. The incident has caused downtime for many sites using Amazon’s EC2 cloud computing platform and Microsoft’s BPOS (Business Productivity Online Suite).
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Lightning Strike KOs Amazon, Microsoft EuroClouds

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