Planned Maintenance at UK Data Centre 28th August 2013

The UK data centre we use have informed us of planned maintenance occurring overnight starting at 11pm on 28th August 2013.

One or two small five minute outages are expected during the planned maintenance window.

If you are an existing customer, please review the information below and if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Maintenance window:
Start: Wednesday 28th August 2013 – 23:00 BST
End: Thursday 29th August 2013 – 05:00 BST

You can use the website to convert this time to your timezone.

The data centre owners are performing essential maintenance works to improve network stability and reliability. They have taken all necessary steps to ensure that only a minor interruption to services will be experienced as BGP convergence takes effect. This will ensure that Internet services are routed over an alternative path while their service partner carries out the essential maintenance.

Outage risk:
There will be a disruption of services not exceeding 5 minutes. The data centre employ multiple levels of resilience throughout their network infrastructure, however in the unlikely event of unforeseen circumstances a subset of services may be affected by these emergency works during the above maintenance window.

Both the data centre owners and their service partners’ engineering team will be closely monitoring all systems and services, as well as the above, to ensure any disruption is as brief as possible if experienced.

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