This week’s top story picks from the Kentik team.
As the U.S. east coast prepares for Hurricane Irma, those with data centers in the storm’s path are also making efforts to avoid interruptions. Meanwhile, DDoS attackers took a gamble this week, making a hit on popular online poker site America’s Cardroom. The site’s CEO is said to be considering a bounty for information on who was behind the attack. At the same time, a debate has risen on if and how CenturyLink’s plans to acquire Level 3 Communications could affect broadband in rural areas.
Here are those headlines and more: