Google Postini Service Update: 3:00PM ET

Google Postini Services continue to experience mail flow problems. Mail flow rates continue to swing between Normal and Critical this afternoon.

Horizon’s customers site on Postini’s “System 7”, which is now operating out of secondary data centers. This shift should improve mail flow as the systems forward deferred messages.

A status update posted at 2:40 PM ET indicates significant progress in improving mail processing.
Note: During this time, messages may be deferred or queued, but no messages will be lost, deleted or bounced. Mail processing may also be directed to the secondary data center at times.

Given the nature of the incident, we expect mail flow performance will continue to fluctuate until the issue is fully resolved and the backlog of email is delivered.

We will continue to post updates as they become available.