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OKX cites intermittent outage amid Alibaba Cloud equipment anomaly

OKX cites intermittent outage amid Alibaba Cloud equipment anomaly

Crypto exchange OKX witnessed service disruptions after primary infrastructure provider Alibaba Cloud announced a hardware failure in Alibaba Cloud’s Hong Kong data center.

Alibaba Cloud Hong Kong IDC Zone C server went offline on Saturday at roughly 10 PM ET and failed to recover for over 7 hours at the time of reporting. On-chain data further

In early December, Avalanche blockchain entered into a partnership to power Alibaba Cloud’s Node-as-a-Service initiatives.

As Cointelegraph reported, the partnership is aimed at developing new tools for launching validator nodes on Avalanche’s public blockchain platform in Asia. The integration will allow Avalanche developers to use Alibaba Cloud’s plug-and-play infrastructure as a service to launch new validators.

During the announcement, it was revealed that Avalanche hosts over 1,200 validators and processes roughly 2 million daily transactions.