Network problems on a major backbone: Global Crossing

During the day we were receiving messages regarding the problem with one of the major backbone providers, Global Crossing whose fiber optic network covers more than 100,000 route miles, reaching six continents, 60 countries and more than 600 major cities. There are some problems being experienced on the following routes; from Global Crossing to Internap, Level3, Savvis, SBC, Verizon, XO. This is the reason many websites are experiencing problems with the availability and latency during the day.