Apparent widespread Worldcom ATM failure
nanog at eproduct.org
Thu Jul 19 03:37:21 UTC 2001
http://www.noc.uu.net/ seems now, at long last, to have something
posted on it. We've got a site in maryland that went down around 5pm-ish
eastern today with them, which is fairly close to the 5:15 that CNN was
reporting for the train incident. Maybe coincidence, but then again....
Anyway from http://www.noc.uu.net/ : Fiber Cut affecting many North East
cities in the US. No ETR yet. Reference CNS RFO ticket 418065
Sean Donelan wrote:
> On Wed, 18 July 2001, George William Herbert wrote:
> > My home/consulting business ISP and my current work
> > ISP's connectivity have been bit by what appears on first
> > examination to be a Worldcom ATM failure starting about
> > 2 hours ago (12:45 PST or so). It appears to be affecting
> > stuff as widely spread as both west and east coast and
> > connecting circuits.
> Does Worldcom have any websites updating the status of
> their ATM network? The UUNET site has no mention of this,
> but worldcom's networks aren't very integrated, so it was
> possible the uunet portion of worldcom was unaffected.
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