Customers furious over days-long outage as A2 Hosting scores a D- in Windows uptime

Found on The Register on Friday, 26 April 2019
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Bewildered customers of A2 Hosting have endured a multi-day outage this week as the company battled to clear some pesky malware from its fleet of Windows Servers.

The full horror of the situation started to become clear just over four hours later when it announced: "Our System Operations team has taken all Windows services offline."

Why would anybody even just remotely consider hosting on Windows? It's already quirky enough as a desktop; using it as a server operating system requires some serious levels of masochism.