No, you weren’t the only one!
There was a major global outage on the morning of June 8, rendering many of the world’s popular websites inaccessible for more than an hour. On Tuesday morning, most popular websites came to an abrupt halt, with users presented with an ominous warning message “Error 503: Service Unavailable”.
Before delving deeper into the issue, let us understand what this error means.
The only constant in the technology industry is change.
- Marc Benioff
Covid-19 has posed obstacles as well as a range of opportunities through various market segments. The pandemic has caused catastrophic losses to the global economy, and the loss of human life in an age of world stability has been unparalleled. However, businesses that continue to add value to their customers' lives directly or indirectly as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic will definitely thrive in the post-covid era too!
With ever-changing consumer preferences, direct-to-consumer sales are trending. E-commerce is possessing a significant threat to traditional brick and mortar stores. In recent years, many retailers started building their digital retail platforms but often ended up short compared to e-commerce companies. Retailers are falling back in digital space because of their traditional business practices, operational models and lack of digital capabilities. Many retailers have struggled to adopt technology innovations moving to cloud-based or SaaS solutions for day-to-day operations.