Amazon Web Services reports third outage of the month
Amazon Web Services (AWS) experienced a temporary outage Wednesday morning affecting Slack, the workplace software Asana and the Epic Games Store.
The company first acknowledged connectivity issues at a data center in the US-EAST-1 Region at roughly 7:30 a.m. EST because of a loss of power. By 8:40 a.m. EST, power was restored to the data center and network connectivity issues started to resolve.
This is the third outage of the month for AWS, which provides cloud computing services for vast swathes of the internet.
The outage Wednesday led to reports on DownDetector.com that the streaming service Hulu, dating app Grindr and news aggregator Flipboard were also experiencing problems.
The first of the three outages was by far the most wide reaching, knocking out Netflix, Disney+ and Amazon’s own worker tools for hours earlier this month.