The New Zealand Defence Force web-sites have been out of action for a total operating week because Monday, with no estimated time of provider restoration out there.

An NZDF spokesperson told iTnews that the outage is ongoing.

“A hardware failure affected storage at just one of our facts centres, which has intended the NZDF, Navy, Military and Air Force web-sites have been inaccessible because earlier this week,” the spokesperson stated.

The spokesperson extra that NZDF is operating with the unnamed maker of the facts centre storage method to rectify the issue.

“When we keep on to get the job done on the primary challenges, we are environment up alternate world-wide-web hosting of the important information, which we foresee will be in spot afterwards right now,” the spokesperson stated.

“NZDF could shift to an alternate hosting arrangement in circumstance the issue with the hardware can’t be solved effortlessly and quickly as effectively.”

With its main internet site now temporarily up by way of reverse proxy supplier Incapsula, NZDF is directing website visitors to its Medium internet pages, as effectively as its social media existence on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

In 2018, the NZDF joined other authorities businesses on a electronic transformation programme, with its 3-12 months Defence Force Communications and Data Systems Modify and Transformation Challenge (CISCTP).

Datacom was selected to supply a protected cloud-based mostly Prevalent Data Ecosystem on Microsoft Azure for NZDF.