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New Video for DataCentIR and ElectricIR - January 5, 2016

U.S. to Close 800 Computer Data Centers - July 20, 2011
The federal government plans to shut 40 percent of its computer centers over the next four years to reduce its hefty technology budget and modernize the way it uses computers to manage data and provide services to citizens.

Computer glitch grounds 152 Alaska, Horizon flights - March 26, 2011
"DALLAS --Alaska Airlines and its Horizon Air affiliate say they have resolved a computer outage that led to the cancellation of 150 flights on Saturday, disrupting travel plans for more than 12,000 passengers of the regional airline. The company says most flights are now operating on time, though about a dozen have been delayed due to crew scheduling issues. The company recommends passengers check their flight's status online. Passengers are boarding the next available flights at no charge, and in some cases are flying with other airlines, the company says." Outage Cripples Several Major Companies - April 21, 2011
Major websites including Foursquare and Reddit crashed or suffered slowdowns Thursday after technical problems rattled’s widely used Web servers, frustrating millions of people who couldn’t access their favorite sites.

Steam Leak Damages Supercomputing Center - April 10, 2009
"A steam leak during construction of a data center to house Indiana University's supercomputers is forcing the school to replace the facility's generators and battery backup systems, reports The Herald-Times (subscription). The university will pay $4.2 million to replace the equipment, above and beyond the priginal $32 million cost of the facility. IU architect Bob Meadows told the paper the leak occured in January in a temporary heating system at the new IU Data Center in Bloomington. The leak occured over a weekend and wasn't discovered until workers returned the following Monday."