Sumary of Major websites down in apparent outage:
- The Amazon Web Services (AWS), Delta Air Lines and American Express sites were unable to be reached, along with those of major US retailers Home Depot and Costco.
- Cloud service provider Akamai Technologies said on Twitter that it had been encountering a “service disruption” and that it was “actively investigating the issue.
- ” Akamai later said it was able to fix the service disruption issue, with its cloud system back to normal operations.
- The company said the disruption was “not a result of a cyberattack on the Akamai platform.