Best Buy Suffers Outage Because Of Mobile Black Friday Traffic Spike

Posted: Nov 28 2014, 12:37pm CST | by , in News | Black Friday


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New Best Buy Black Friday Deals go on Sale Black Friday was down this morning for about an hour. Best Buy has now issued a statement revealing the cause.

Yesterday suffered outages during the Black Friday sale on Thanksgiving Day. Today was the victim. Best Buy was pro active. The admins just shut down the site and displayed a we are sorry message.

Now Best Buy has issued a statement explaining what happened: "A concentrated spike in mobile traffic triggered issues that led us to shut down in order to take proactive measures to restore full performance. Our consumers can return to in the next several hours to take advantage of today’s door busters." is now fully operational again and you can buy the new doorbuster deals released today (see below) and the iPad Air 2 deals saving $100.

Best Buy is offering new Black Friday deals online today that you do not want to miss. The new deals include a $499.99 50inch Vizio M502I-B1 240Hz LED Smart TV and $779.99 Macbook Air.

The site has released the all-new online Black Friday 2014 deals for Nov.28.  Best Buy has rearranged the online store and features all Best Buy Black Friday deals on a single page.

See all new Best Buy Black Friday deals below.

New Best Buy Black Friday 2014 Deals Nov. 28

$1 8-inch Insignia Tablet for Verizon + $25 Gift Card

$26.99 HP Deskjet 2544 Wireless Printer

$27.99 128GB SanDisk Cruzer

$54.99 7-inch Digiland Tablet, Case & Screen Cleaner Bundle

$149.99 10.1-inch UB-15MS10SA 32GB Windows 8 Tablet

$199.98 10.1-inch UB-15MS10 Windows 8 Tablet + Keyboard

$499.99 50-inch Vizio M502I-B1 240Hz LED Smart TV

$779.99 11.6" Macbook Air

iPad Air 2 $100 off

Shop the Best Buy Black Friday Sale Now.

More than 1,000 Best Buy stores in 47 states will opened at 5pm local time on Thanksgiving, Nov. 27. Nearly all stores will remain open until 1am local time on Friday. Best Buy Stores will reopen at 8am local time on Nov. 28 and close at 10pm that day. Best Buy will hand out tickets up to 2 hours before the store opening on Thanksgiving Day and tickets will be handed out up to 1 hour before the stores open on Black Friday.

Best Buy has offered great online Black Friday deals all week long and continues to be a great destination to score the best Black Friday deals on the actual Black Friday 2014. 

The Best Buy Black Friday sale is again great to buy TV, laptop and Apple deals. The number of Best Buy Black Friday TV deals is staggering. We have created an extra Best Buy Black Friday TV Guide in addition to this Top Deals guide.

See the Latest Black Friday 2014 News and show the Black Friday 2014 Online Sales available today on the actual Black Friday 2014.

The exclusive Top 100 Black Friday 2014 Deals List is here. Cut the time to find the best Black Friday 2014 deals and take a look at the best 100 Black Friday deals you can buy in Black Friday 2014 Sales.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr () is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
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