Amazon Web Services Outage Crashes East Coast, Nationwide Websites

Amazon Web Services, the cloud services division of internet retail giant Amazon, suffered an outage Tuesday that affected its customer websites causing technical issues and sites to crash around the country. The S3 cloud storage problem caused high error rates on websites using the service, the company said in a statement released on Twitter. Stock prices for Amazon on Tuesday morning Amazon stock was $951.45 per share and saw a slight decline to $845.11 in the last hour of trading just before the closing bell.

Amazon has been boosting its business in New York City by offering free space for startups, Amazon Loft, in lower Manhattan through its Amazon Web Services brand and with the opening of a new store in the spring of 2017.

Monica Link

Monica Link

Monica Link, Publisher and Editor for New York City Wired, is a New York City-based multi-media journalist, entrepreneur and performer producing media including content, stage, film and events. Her resume includes interviews with celebrities, New York Times bestsellers, executives and fashion designers. Ms. Link is the founder of Link4Productions Media and Entertainment. The production company has produced sold out events with thousands of attendees, live theater written and produced by Monica Link, and technology and fashion media websites New York City Wired and Snobby Diva. Her performance credits include singing soprano with a Stellar Award nominated choir and theater stage actress. Monica also writes and serves as on on-air journalist. Her media writing and on-air work include Bold TV, National Mortgage News, Tribes art reviews, and the New York Observer.