(Hill) – Amazon Web Services (AWS) was down Tuesday morning, leaving much of the internet reliant on the tech giant’s services offline.
Above it medical service dashboard, AWS posted an announcement at 11:22 a.m. ET that the company is “investigating an increased error rate for the AWS Management Console.”
“We are experiencing API and console issues in the US-EAST-1 Region. We have identified the root cause and we are actively working on recovery,” AWS said in the announcement.
The message did not detail what the cause was. A spokesperson for the company declined to disclose the identified cause and told The Hill that the announcement will be updated on the health services dashboard “when it is ready.”
Users have reported outages on Amazon’s own products, including the e-commerce site, Prime Music, Prime Video, and Amazon Alexa, according to Down Detector.
External websites hosted by AWS including Disney Plus, Tinder, and Venmo are also experiencing outages, according to Down Detector.
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