Amazon’s cloud service (remote computing) was partially down on Tuesday, affecting some of the industry’s many customers, according to the US group and user reports.

“We have seen an impact for several APIs (programming interfaces) in the eastern region of the United States,” confirmed Amazon Web Services (AWS), the company’s dedicated cloud arm, on its voucher tracking site. operation of its services.

“We have identified the root of the problem and are actively working to fix it,” AWS added.

According to the specialist site Gizmodo, Amazon’s e-commerce platform, the Disney + streaming service and the Venmo payment application (Paypal) were affected by the outage.

Twitter’s investor relations site, where a conference with new boss Parag Agrawal was scheduled to be broadcast live, posted this message: “We are facing a problem connecting to the AWS network” which hosted the Twitter conference.

“This conference is recorded and will be put online as soon as the network is operational again,” added Twitter.

Contacted, Amazon did not give more details.

Its site nevertheless indicates that the failure also affects “certain control and incident response tools”, resulting in delays in its communication on the problem.

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