Rackspace outage leaves trail of outrage, anger on social media

Cloud computing firm Rackspace begins buying and selling on the Nasdaq following its preliminary public providing, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in New York’s Times Square. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

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A “safety incident” that occurred Friday has prevented hundreds of Rackspace Technology customers from with the ability to entry emails.

Rackspace acknowledged Friday evening it had a major failure. Customers have been left on maintain and at nighttime making an attempt to get some decision over the weekend.

And if there have been any doubts about how important the failure had change into, the stock market on Monday made it clear as the corporate’s inventory plunged 15.46 p.c.

And for many of the weekend and Monday, Twitter was ablaze with Rackspace clients (many soon-to-be-former clients) vented anger and frustration.

Here’s only a sampling of the fury and outrage.


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