Amazon’s Cloud Unit Recovers From Brief Outage Affecting Third-Party Services, Telecom News, ET Telecom

Amazon.com Inc said Wednesday it had recovered from a brief outage at its Amazon Web Services cloud unit that affected internet connectivity in two regions on the US West Coast.

The AWS Dashboard that logs outages showed that it resolved the issue affecting internet connectivity with the Oregon and Northern California regions.

“The issue has been resolved and the service is working normally,” the dashboard reads.

AWS, a public cloud service provider, supports the online infrastructures of many companies, including Netflix.

According to Downdetector.com, services from Netflix, Slack, Amazon’s Ring and DoorDash were also down. This indicates that the outage could have had a widespread impact.

Downdetector tracks outages by gathering status reports from multiple sources, including errors submitted by users on its platform.

Amazon’s live-streaming site Twitch said on Twitter that users could once again access its site after several issues affected its services earlier.

A major outage disrupted Amazon’s cloud services for several hours last week on the East Coast, rendering Netflix, Disney+, Robinhood and a host of other services inaccessible, including Amazon’s e-commerce website. ‘Amazon.

Amazon has experienced 27 outages in the United States in the past 12 months, excluding last week’s outage, according to web reviewing ToolTester website.

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