The server was down for ~4 Hours on Saturday December 16th 2017 starting at 9:30AM while the Confluence software was upgraded.

The Confluence software was upgraded for security reasons along with new features added in version 6.x of the application such as:
  • Improved dashboard with collapsible sidebar
  • Search with new filters
  • Responsive tables
  • Batched notifications
  • Copy and delete page hierarchies 
  • Resolve permission roadblocks faster
  • Easier access to your work in progress
  • Unpublished changes reminder
  • Improved page history
  • See email notifications in one thread or conversation
  • Attachment indexing performance improvements