Amazon says that “network device problems” that led to an outage have been fixed


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said problems with network devices that were causing problems with many websites and online services have been “resolved”.

“Now that the problems with the network devices have been resolved, we are now working on restoring any degraded services. We will provide additional updates for affected services within the appropriate entry in the Service Health Dashboard, ”said Amazon Web Services on its online dashboard late Tuesday.

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According to Downdetector, the problems started around 10 a.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday. Back then was the Amazon AWS status page showed issues with multiple services, including the AWS Management Console, AWS Support Center, AWS Elastic Compute Cloud, Amazon Connect (the company’s call center offering), and Amazon Dynamo DB, the company’s database software service.

At around 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Amazon (ticker: AMZN) issued an update stating that it has “carried out a slowdown showing a significant rebound” in its eastern region. About an hour later, Amazon said that many of its services had recovered, but the company was still “working towards a full recovery of all services.”

At 7:35 p.m. Amazon published its last update of the day and wrote that the network problems had been fixed.

Downdetector revealed Tuesday that the outage affected a number of consumer-facing Amazon services, including the Amazon homepage, Alexa, Amazon Prime Music, and Amazon Prime Video. Other affected websites included Coinbase Global (COIN), Chewy (CHWY), Roku (ROKU), Venmo, Walt Disneys (DIS) Disney + and FanDuel.

The default had no impact on stocks in the tech and retail giant. The stock closed at $ 3,523.29 on Tuesday, up 2.8%. In pre-trading hours, it rose another 0.3% on Wednesday.

Write to Joe Woelfel at [email protected]


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