The E-Commerce Giant Restores Service After Global Outage
Amazon was hit by a global outage, with many users reporting that it is inaccessible. It has been revealed that Amazon's online store was affected by the outage Sunday night. The company tried to fix the glitch. The outage monitoring website Downdetector indicates that this is the 2nd widespread service outage since the end of June.
Amazon's online store showed error messages on multiple regional domains. The reports said that it could not access the list of products in its domains, including India, the U.S, France, Canada, UK, and Singapore.
An Amazon spokesperson said, "We're sorry that some customers may be experiencing issues while shopping. We appreciate your patience as we work to resolve the issue."
Amazon staff worked during the night to restore the online store services, and as of 0400 GMT, a few domains were recovered.
According to Downdetector, over 38K user reports indicated problems with Amazon's online store site, while nearly 500 users reported issues with Amazon's web services. About 80% of the issues reported were with Amazon's website, while 15% were with logins and 5% with its outbound services, according to Downdetector.