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How Zoom, Netflix, and Dropbox are Staying Online During the Pandemic

Inside the efforts to keep the quarantined world’s popular internet services running smoothly. -- DataCenter Knowledge

To fight the COVID-19 pandemic, huge swaths of humanity have transformed their daily routines. Offices and schools are closed, city streets are empty, and most people are trying to substitute as many of their normal activities as they can with internet-powered alternatives.

But cloud platforms of some of the most popular internet services the quarantined world is now heavily leaning on for work, socializing, and entertainment -- Zoom, Dropbox, and Netflix -- have so far had no major trouble absorbing the massive surge in usage.

Read the rest of Yevgeniy Sverdlik’s article on  DataCenter Knowledge.