back to article Cisco uses its ThousandEyes to build internet outages map

Cisco has decided the world needs its take on an outage map. The networking giant is unsurprisingly informing its map, which you can find here, with data drawn from deployments of its ThousandEyes observability suite. Switchzilla and its customers run ThousandEyes in over 20,000 data centres, and Cisco has accumulated the …

  1. Ceyarrecks

    Interestingly Subtle Bravado, eh?

    and the obviously Q is: how do they get this information?" exactly like MicroFlaccid's "telemetry" in winX et al., where they both know when you sit down, they know the consistency, they know when you flush, when you stand up,... the exact number of knickers in the wash,... they know which ones have streaks; feel comforted yet by their ever progressively invasive breach of YOUR privacy?

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Big Brother


    When FiveEyes backdoors go wrong.

  3. eldakka

    > ThousandEyes

    That name doesn't sound creepy at all.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Behold! A worldwide map showing where Cisco kit isn't working!!

    So, ok - lightening strikes are beyond their control, but if the data is taken from their kit....

  5. Potemkine! Silver badge

    an internet outage that hit the whole Bay Area, probably caused by lightning.

    I thought the Internet was designed to survive a nuclear war. If now it can goes down because of a lightning, something went wrong through all these years.

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