In Pictures: Gobble, gobble: Top IT Turkeys of 2012

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Amazon's cloud gets taken down by clouds

It's the market-leading cloud computing platform, according to Gartner. But Amazon Web Service's cloud was taken down by real clouds in late June. Strong thunderstorms caused power outages in the mid-Atlantic region where AWS has its biggest and oldest data centers, which lost power, creating a cascading outage that lasted more than 48 hours for some users. In other news, the one-third of people that believed in a recent survey that cloud computing has to do with the weather were actually right.

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