(Reuters) – Many websites were briefly down in an outage triggered by a glitch in Akamai Technologies Inc.'s system, the second major disruption to the cloud company in about a month.
"We have implemented a fix for this issue, and based on current observations, the service resumes normal operation," Akamai said in a tweet. enables URLs to take users to their destinations, which were triggered during a software update, Akamai said.
Services were resumed after updating, Akamai said, confirming that the disruption was not due to a cyber attack. , Costco Wholesale Corp., American Express and Home Depot were initially down and showed errors in domain name system services. , including their own cloud services.
Both Oracle and Amazon said that their services functioned normally shortly after.