The biggest problem for Microsoft's cloud isn't bugs, it's human error, and Azure is becoming more automated to remedy this.
The impact of unscheduled downtime can be devastating if not dealt with quickly and effectively, says TSG's Paul Burns.
Industry voiceFollowing the recent Lloyds and RBS system glitches, service providers need to refocus on security.
UpdatedYouTube was broken for the briefest of moments earlier today, but monkeys seemed to have fixed whatever ailed it.
Microsoft promised Windows Azure users affected by last weeks outage compensation for the down time in a blog entry posted today.
UpdatedAccording to the Apps Status Dashboard, Gmail and Drive had outages, though the issues now appear resolved.