German networking grinds to a halt as Xing vanishes from screens

27 Jun 2012
Xing, the biggest business network in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, has been down for most of the last 4 days.At the time of writing this, the portal was down yet again. All that is left for management, is to communicate with it's roughly 12 million members per Twitter. The main message: the server is down and we're working hard to get it back up.One of the German tweets say

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Christo Volschenk

Christo Volschenk is managing editor of the news on and our senior analyst covering Naspers. He brings more than 31 years of experience in business journalism to the team - the last 18 years focused on classifieds and e-commerce. Apart from working closely with the AIM Group, Christo is a freelance journalist, content manager, and copy editor. Before branching out on his own, he spent 15 years with Naspers in South Africa as journalist, economics editor and online project manager. He now spends most his day editing the news reported by 23 colleagues in 23 countries from his base in Stuttgart, Germany.