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Trademe Epic Outage

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

Tonight the unthinkable for a lot of online New Zealanders happened. Trademe went down

trademe outage

In reply to this, twitter kicked into life:

trademe twitter

Will this rock the reliance on such a giant?
Somehow I don’t think so. Picture if Google had an outage for a few hours. Would people stop using it? Probably not.

However in recent weeks sella.co.nz has increased their┬ápresence by partnering up as an online auction component for the Big Night In telethon. What’s the chances of sella picking up some of these disgruntled trademe users?

What’s your thoughts?

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