AWS third outage this month impacts more digital business

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has suffered a third outage this month, this time due to a power outage that hampered services like Slack, Epic Games store and Asana, among others, for some users.
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The official AWS service health dashboard blamed the issues on power outages in a single data centre, affecting one Availability Zone (USE1-AZ4) within the US-EAST-1 Region. showed issues with news aggregator Flipboard, online learning site Udemy, dating app Grindr, streaming service Hulu, and IoT services from Honeywell, Life360, and Samsung’s SmartThings.

Amazon restored connectivity to the majority of the remaining systems. However, users may still be experiencing issues as services and servers are relaunched.

Slack said its services were experiencing issues with file uploads, message editing, and other services.

Workplace collaboration app Asana faced problems.

Epic Games Store said Internet services outages were affecting logins, library, purchases, etc.

Two AWS outages earlier this month affected several digital platforms and products, like Netflix and Disney Plus.