Routers for the Cloud: Can the Internet Achieve 5-Nines Availability?
IEEE Internet Computing
By Andrei Agapi,Ken Birman,Robert M. Broberg,Chase Cotton,Thilo Kielmann,Martin Millnert,Rick Payne,Robert Surton,Robbert van Renesse
Issue Date:September 2011
Today's Internet often suffers transient outages, but as increasingly critical services migrate to the cloud, much higher levels of Internet availability will be necessary.