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Visa reveals causes of payment chaos
In this week’s Computer Weekly, after a major outage that affected millions of customers, payment provider Visa reveals what caused its network to crash. We look at the innovations coming from startups in software-defined storage. And we assess the prospects for the tech sector in Canada as it targets European IT buyers. Read the issue now.
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Visa has offered a retrospective analysis of what went wrong in its datacentre during its UK-wide outage on Friday 1 June, in response to a request from the Treasury Select Committee for more detail about the downtime
We survey the startup suppliers pioneering new approaches to software-defined storage, including block, file and object, and VM and container-oriented approaches
A containerised, componentised and compartmentalised approach to software presents CIOs with the challenge of managing a more complex environment