• Web outage that took down some main web sites appears to be mounted

    A number of main web sites briefly went down Thursday in a widespread outage linked to content material distribution community Akamai.

    By about 12:50 p.m. ET, Akamai mentioned it mounted the difficulty and the service appeared to be again to regular.

    Akamai, whose operation helps knowledge transfer across the web, mentioned on its web site earlier Thursday that it was investigating “an rising situation with the Edge DNS service.”

    Oracle had additionally pointed to Akamai because the supply of the difficulty, which impacted some Oracle cloud properties, but it surely mentioned assets inside its personal cloud service weren’t affected.