Last Wednesday, April 18th, Pressable experienced an outage from an accidental fiber cut in our upstream provider’s connectivity. Over the past week we’ve worked with our upstream provider, as well as our engineering team, to ensure future outages don’t happen again.
We have evaluated and inspected the redundant fiber connectivity to our data center. During this process we confirmed the following important factors. First, the upstream provider had an undocumented and isolated area or fiber without redundancy. The outage occurred when the fiber in this area was accidentally cut.
Secondly, there is now 99.07% redundancy for the remaining connectivity. This provides confidence in our facility serving the uptime and availability you’ve come to expect from Pressable.
We are working as quickly as possible to get the final < 1% of our network fully redundant in the weeks ahead and will continue to update our valued customers as progress is made. In the meantime, if you have any questions feel free to reach out to me directly by emailing Jay@Pressable.com .