Comments on: Google: Gmail outage a “big deal” http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/09/02/google-gmail-outage-a-big-deal/ Where media and technology meet Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:48:25 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Malik http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/09/02/google-gmail-outage-a-big-deal/#comment-363804 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 15:56:53 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/?p=18857#comment-363804 Abandoning a key service provider for a small outage would be irresponsible. No vendor is immune to this kind of problems.

Looking at the positive side, sometime we all need to take a break. We really don’t have to be glued to the email screen, waiting for the next message and immediately responding to it.

Please see the article “In praise of Unitasking” http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArtic leNew.asp?xfile=/data/opinion/2009/Septe mber/opinion_September9.xml&section=opin ion

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By: drewbie http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/09/02/google-gmail-outage-a-big-deal/#comment-363661 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 20:14:27 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/?p=18857#comment-363661 The clear explanation, prompt fix, and long term correction make me more confident in Google’s services.

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By: Bill http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/09/02/google-gmail-outage-a-big-deal/#comment-363645 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 19:46:27 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/?p=18857#comment-363645 And Google want’s to rule the world? Good luck with that!

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By: Ann http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/09/02/google-gmail-outage-a-big-deal/#comment-363627 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 19:18:13 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/?p=18857#comment-363627 I’m not considering changing from Gmail because they had a problem on 1 day for a little over an hour and a half. I had other ways to access my account and did so.

Overall, I am very happy with Gmail and can live with the very rare and odd outage. At least I don’t have the problems with it I did when I switched from Yahoo and from my ISP’s email.

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By: Janet Manley http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/09/02/google-gmail-outage-a-big-deal/#comment-363622 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 18:17:59 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/?p=18857#comment-363622 Just wondering how many of those affected had previously switched from Google as their default search engine and currently use Bing instead?

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By: Dominik Andreas http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/09/02/google-gmail-outage-a-big-deal/#comment-363621 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 18:12:49 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/?p=18857#comment-363621 Actually you could still send and recieve email with google.com/ig. pop3 and imap probably worked aswell.

i dont think its that big of a deal and i dont think its going to happen again. googlemail is still the best free email you can get. almost no ads, fastest webclient i know and the best spamfilter in the world.

but its still google, the privacy protection is a big issue. if youre concerned about that, look somewhere else :)

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