Fortunately, the outage didn’t last long and most websites and apps are slowly coming back online. Most websites rely on cloud service providers and content delivery networks (CDNs) to run their content. An outage like this happens when a particular service provider faces a technical problem. With Akamai facing an outage, all of its customers will automatically face problems loading websites as it is a popular global service provider.
Akamai is experiencing a service outage. We are actively investigating the issue and will provide an update in 30 minutes.
– Akamai Technologies (@Akamai) 1626971534000
Akamai has announced that it has fixed the problem and that the services should be back online. “We have implemented a solution to this problem and based on current observations, the service is resuming normal operations. We will continue to monitor to make sure the impact has been fully mitigated, ”he tweeted.
Last month, the American cloud service provider called Fastly reported downtime that caused a major service outage between popular platforms such as Amazon, Reddit, Twitch, Financial Times, New York Times, Bloomberg News, and others.