Network Outage Grounds Passengers at Gatwick Airport
Max Smolaks | Datacenter Dynamics
Departure board systems at the Gatwick Airport near London went down on Monday, causing chaos and forcing staff to share flight information using white boards and megaphones.
The airport website was also unavailable, but no flights were actually canceled.
The outage was blamed on a damaged fiber optic network cable, owned by Vodafone…(Read the full story)