Global outage impacting Facebook, Instagram, ZoHo and others

CTC NEWS, Industry News, Tech news
Details are still a bit sketchy but there's currently a global outage that's impacting major sites including Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, ZoHo and others. Additional details are below.
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In an emergency, use the mobile hotspot on your phone to get Internet for your office

CTC NEWS, Tech news
With the recent bad weather that moved through the southeast from Tropical Storm Zeta, we and a number of our customers, were without Internet for an extended period of time. We and many of our customers depended on our Internet connection for things like email, Point of Sale (POS) systems, etc., so the Internet outage was crippling. In some cases, the ISP has a wireless backup option but a) there was an additional monthly cost and b) it wasn't immediately available. As a work around at our office, we built a small device (based on our Network Ninja) that connected a mobile phone and our firewall and, using the phone's mobile hotspot, got the office Internet access for all of our computers and VoIP phones. It worked very well and,…
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