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Websites back online after major outage

Madrid, Jun 8 (EFE).- The global network is back online after an outage that affected major websites including Amazon, Reddit and the UK government, cloud computing provider Fastly said Tuesday in a statement.

“We identified a service configuration that triggered disruptions across our POPs globally and have disabled that configuration. Our global network is coming back online,” Fastly announced on Twitter.

The outage that affected Twitch, the Financial Times, the Guardian and the New York Times among other leading media outlets began at about 12 CET Tuesday and lasted around an hour.

At 11:58 CET, Fastly had already sent an alert that they were investigating a possible impact of their services.

Fastly, one of the world’s top content delivery network (CDN) providers, is designed to speed up loading times for websites and help them at peak traffic.

The problems were localized and affected specific locations in Europe and the United States.

Other affected websites included CNN and streaming site Hulu. EFE


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