back to article Big Blue services enjoy a lie-in: IBM cloud gets the Monday blues and its customers won't have been happy either

A fresh week and a new crop of cloud woes confronted IBM clients this morning in a bunch of major cities across the planet. IBM marked the two incidents, both affecting logins, as "resolved" just minutes ago, which will have been cold comfort to those who lost their morning. Big Blue - which might be how some of its cloud …

  1. Chris G Silver badge

    From the headline I thought 'Lie-in would be in a similar vein to sit-in.

  2. Peter-Waterman1

    Why the dependancies

    Big no-no to have dependencies at a global level if you want to be taken seriously in the Cloud. Azure did the same thing with AD and when their DC took a snooze in US South, the whole lot fell over. Take a look at this (old) video to see it done correctly.

  3. Missing Semicolon Silver badge

    It's SoftLayer

    With an added layer of IBM fail.

  4. Pascal Monett Silver badge

    So, is IBM going to publish the details of the issue ?

    OVH has been totally transparent about its troubles, is IBM going to follow suit ?

    I know it is not in Big Business tradition to publish the hows and whys of failure, but this the 3rd Millenium. Might be time to wake up and join the transparency drive.

  5. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Does anyone care?

    If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? So with IBM Cloud, does anyone care?

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Does anyone care?

      IBM stories seem to attract fewer comments every time. Is this a reflection on IBM or the readership of The Reg?

      1. PeterM42
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        Re: Does anyone care?

        I think it reflects It's a Big Mistake's steady collapse as a major power in computing.

        The only good thing I can recall since getting into computers in 1967, was the "invention" of the PC and giving control over it to Bill Gates.

  6. JWLong

    Saving money now

    So how's that cloud thing working out for you.

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