Storage failure downs New Zealand Defence websites – Hardware

The New Zealand Defence Drive web sites have been out of motion for a total performing 7 days because Monday, with no estimated time of provider restoration readily available.

An NZDF spokesperson told iTnews that the outage is ongoing.

“A components failure affected storage at a single of our details centres, which has intended the NZDF, Navy, Army and Air Drive web sites have been inaccessible because earlier this 7 days,” the spokesperson explained.

The spokesperson added that NZDF is performing with the unnamed company of the details centre storage process to rectify the problem.

“While we go on to operate on the original concerns, we are location up different internet web hosting of the vital written content, which we anticipate will be in spot later on now,” the spokesperson explained.

“NZDF could go to an different web hosting arrangement in circumstance the problem with the components are unable to be solved easily and swiftly as well.”

With its key site now temporarily up by using reverse proxy provider Incapsula, NZDF is directing site visitors to its Medium web pages, as well as its social media existence on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

In 2018, the NZDF joined other government organizations on a digital transformation programme, with its 3-12 months Defence Force Communications and Facts Programs Change and Transformation Job (CISCTP).

Datacom was picked to supply a safe cloud-dependent Prevalent Facts Setting on Microsoft Azure for NZDF.