Fire brings down services

Details are still trickling in, but a fire in's primary data center in Seattle took the service off line for a few hours today. The backup data center was also impacted, but details are still hazy. Service should be back online by the time you read this. is used by many small to mid-sized business for credit card processing. has set up a twitter account to help get information out. Their website remains offline at this time.

If you're running credit cards through, sorry to interrupt your long weekend, but you'd better check your applications!

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