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Amazon Web Services outage causes issues at Disney+, Netflix, Coinbase


PARIS, FRANCE – MAY 17: At the 4th edition Viva Technology, Parc des Expositions Porte de Versailles (Paris, France), the logo of Amazon Web Services (AWS), a US e-commerce company, was on display. This event took place in Paris, France. Viva Technology brings together over 9000 startups, top investors and businesses to grow, as well as all other players who are shaping the future internet. (Photo by Chesnot/Getty Images

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AmazonThe Tuesday outage at the company’s cloud-computing center resulted in some website and service downages.

A noticeAmazon Web Services stated on its status page that it is experiencing issues with APIs and AWS Management Console. These issues affect AWS’ US-East-1 Region located in Northern Virginia. Not all users could be affected.

The notice was published late Tuesday morning and stated that “We are experiencing API/console problems in the US EAST-1 region.” “We identified the root cause, and we are active in recovery.”

The outage caused problems for several services, including DisneyDisney+ is a streaming subscription service. NetflixSlack Stock Trading App RobinhoodAnd Coinbase– the U.S.’s largest cryptocurrency exchange. Amazon sellers reported that they could not access Seller Central, which is an internal site used for customer orders management.

AWS representatives did not immediately reply to my request for comment.

Mike Robinson
Mike covers the financial, utilities and biotechnology sectors for Street Register. He has been writing about investment and personal finance topics for almost 12 years. Mike has an MBA in Finance from Wake Forest University.