Hurricane Irma

Published on by Jérôme Fleury.

Yesterday, we described how Hurricane Irma impacted several Caribbean islands, with the damage including a significant disruption to Internet access. Source: accuweather.com As Irma is now forecast to hit southern Florida as category 5 this weekend with gusty winds reaching up to 155mph, it is also expected that Internet

The Story of Two Outages

Published on by Louis Poinsignon.

Over the last two days, Cloudflare observed two events that had effects on global Internet traffic levels. Cloudflare handles approximately 10% of all Internet requests, so we have significant visibility into traffic from countries and networks across the world. On Tuesday, September 5th, the government of Togo decided to restrict