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Akamai outage: Internet company issues fix as Home Depot, UPS, Delta, and other major websites go down

Internet infrastructure company Akamai has said it is experiencing service disruption amid outages of major websites including Home Depot, UPS, Delta and many more - but now says it has solved the problem.Many of the world’s biggest sites and services were hit by the problem, from gaming sites to streaming services and online stores.The company said it had “implemented a fix for this issue, and based on current observations, the service is resuming normal operations. We will continue to monitor to ensure that the impact has been fully mitigated.”It had previously stated that it was “experiencing a service disruption” and...
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Ars Technica

Today’s massive Internet outage comes courtesy of Akamai Edge DNS

A massive Internet outage today has downdetector.com covered in warnings for popular websites and services, such as the PlayStation Network, Steam, Fidelity Investments, Airbnb, FedEx, LastPass, UPS, Amazon, and others. The root cause of the outage appears to be a failure in Akamai's Edge DNS Service. Its system status page...
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CNBC

The internet outage that took down several major websites seems to be fixed

Several major websites briefly went down in a widespread outage linked to content distribution network Akamai. Akamai said it fixed the issue, and the affected websites were back online by early afternoon. The outage caused real-world disruptions. For example, Delta Air Lines customers couldn't check into flights online. Several major...
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Websites back up after brief global outage linked to Akamai

A laptop computer keyboard is pictured in this undated photo. (Brian A. Jackson, Shutterstock) — NEW YORK — Many websites were briefly down in an outage sparked by a glitch in Akamai Technologies Inc.'s systems, the second major disruption linked to the cloud company in about a month. "We have...
ZDNet

Akamai has trouble and the internet hiccups again

You've heard it before, you'll hear it again. Once more with feeling, the internet is having real trouble as we move into July 22's early afternoon on the US East coast. According to reports on the Outages list, which is the central mailing list for ISP and network operators to report and track major internet connection problems, and numerous Reddit threads, the major Content Delivery Network (CDN) Akamai is the root of the problem.
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MacRumors Forums

Multiple Major Websites Down Amid Akamai Outage

Affected websites include Amazon.com, HBO Max, UPS, Steam, PlayStation Network, LastPass, The Home Depot, Costco, American Express, and tons more. Some of these outages are regional, so not all users will see all affected sites impacted. Akamai says that it is actively investigating the issue and is aware of a...
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CRN

Another Akamai Outage Took Down Major Sites And Services

Akamai Technologies said it has fixed an issue with its Edge DNS service, which was causing widespread outages across the internet early Thursday afternoon. The Cambridge, Mass.-based company said the Edge DNS service is “resuming normal operations,” less than an hour after the company reported a disruption with the service, which was bringing down multiple websites and services.
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Searchengine Journal

Akamai Outage Pulls Major Sites Offline Globally

An outage at Akamai turned the lights off at the websites of many of the world’s biggest and most important sites Thursday morning, rendering them completely unreachable. There were no messages or error codes to indicate why sites were down so site visitors were left in the dark just like the websites they were trying to visit.
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mobileworldlive.com

Optus, Akamai partner to boost enterprise IoT security

Optus teamed with Akamai Technologies to introduce a self-service IoT platform, providing enterprises secure internet and VPN systems to simplify management of applications and devices. The operator issued a statement explaining IoTFlex is built on Akamai’s Intelligent Edge platform and covers deployment of private networks and IoT with the aim...
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mediapost.com

Akamai Says Internet Outage Is Resolved

An internet outage that could possibly have interfered with email usage has been resolved by Akamai, the company claims. While acknowledging the mishap, Akamai says the incident was “not the result of a cyberattack on the Akamai platform.”. Complaints peaked on downdetector at roughly 1 p.m. ET 59% of them...
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