An analysis.

Which one of you guys took down the world?
We have separate carriers for internet, ATM, and Phone

Whenever you get simultaneous outages for multiple
telecom services at the same time it's almost always due
to a local issue like a major cable cut or a central
office fire. Sounds like a SONET ring that was either
unprotected or both legs cut. After 10 minutes someone
manually rerouted the circuits.

--Michael Dillon

P.S. Larry, what do you think? Leading by example?