TCS Blog

Down Detector

February 13th, 2020

Have you ever hopped onto the computer or wifi to log into your favorite website only to discover your internet service isn’t working?

It can be a little frustrating if you don’t know whether your device is just having issues, or if there’s a bigger problem.

As your cloud expert, we are concerned about internet outages as well. Cloud systems rely on a good connection to function properly and when the internet goes down it feels like your business will screech to a halt.

This is where Down Detector comes in. Find your Internet Service Provider (ISP) and in moments you will know the scope of the problem. This doesn’t help you get back online any quicker than your ISP is trying to get you back up and running, but it will at least give you a visual of how in-depth the problem is. It’s all about managing your expectations and knowing whether or not you need to give us a call to re-route your incoming phone numbers to a cell phone, or if you can just ride out the glitch.

The more you know about how your system works the more peace of mind you’ll have. We’re here to help you navigate all things related to the cloud!

Don’t hesitate to contact us whenever you have questions!