Imagine — the busiest shopping day of the week and all of the systems to checkout customers are shutdown. Imagine you are one of the largest retailers nationwide.
Target Corporations experience an outage on Saturday of all stores nationwide due to a software outage. It seems the software outage was caused by routine maintenance — which obviously failed.
More from the Wall Street Journal at https://www.wsj.com/articles/target-stores-suffer-nationwide-outage-11560627812