Banks, websites down as wild weather knocks out Amazon Web Services - The Australian Financial Review

Wild weather appears to be the cause of widespread outages that knocked banks, entertainment platforms and other digital services offline on Sunday. Experts say the outages should be a wake-up call for businesses whose critical data is hosted on ...

After AWS Sydney outage, partners give cloud provider a pass - CRN Australia

Australian channel partners of Amazon Web Services have given the cloud computing and storage service provider a surprisingly good score following the major outage at its Sydney facility Sunday, which caused embarrassment for several major brands.

AWS partners called to action following power outages - ARNnet

After Sydney suffered from extreme weather conditions on June 5, Amazon Web Services partners worked through the night with clients to resolve issues that arose after the Cloud provider endured a power-related outage. At 4pm Sydney time, the company ...

Amazon Web Services storm outages serve as a warning of cloud risk to businesses - The Australian Financial Review

The torrential rains and winds that hit New South Wales, also took out Amazon Web Services to the cost of many cloud-based businesses. James Alcock. by; Paul Smith · Yolanda Redrup. Australian businesses have been warned they need to spread the risk ...

Web chaos mostly over after Amazon Web Services hit by power outage during Sydney storm - The Sydney Morning Herald

Severe weather in Sydney appears to have been to blame for Sunday evening's nationwide outage of websites and online services. From around 4pm users had issues accessing services including Menulog, Dominos and Go Get, as well as many websites ...

Amazon-driven services hit by blackout - BBC News

Australian food-ordering and ticket-selling apps, TV-streaming platforms and a car-sharing site temporarily stopped working because of problems at one of Amazon's data centres. The businesses all rely on the US company's cloud computing division ...

Aussies lose AWS for six hours - Business Cloud News

amazon aws AWS' Australian customers suffered an outage over the course of the weekend for approximately six hours due to a power outage which coincided with adverse weather conditions. The cause of the outage has not been officially confirmed, ...

AWS EC2 falls over in Sydney for six hours, stormy weather blamed - Cloud Tech

Amazon Web Services (AWS) took a hit in its Sydney region for six hours over the weekend, according to official status updates, with stormy weather being blamed as the source of the problem. The alarm was first raised on June 4 at 2247 PDT – or 1547 on ...

Sydney storm causes online chaos as Amazon servers crash cutting streaming services while banks and stores suffer ... - Daily Mail

Thousands of people in Sydney were unable to access online services after Amazon Web Service suffered massive technical issues believed to be caused by Sydney's shocking weather on the weekend. Amazon's Sydney zone experienced a two-hour power ...

AWS Sydney outage prompts architecture rethink - iT News

Last night's outage to an Amazon Web Services Sydney availability zone is prompting some of AWS' biggest local customers to reconsider their architectures to mitigate future damaging downtime. AWS has built its brand on reliability as well as ...

​Amazon Web Services Sydney suffers outage - ZDNet

Amazon Web Services' Sydney service suffered connectivity issues over the weekend, with the company working until Monday morning to recover the problem. While AWS has not confirmed what the cause of the issue was and whether it was related to the ...

'Power event' at AWS knocks out websites and services - CIO Australia

A 'power event' at Amazon Web Services' data centre in Sydney on Sunday night was to blame for hundreds of disgruntled end users being unable to access websites and apps. Foxtel Play, Channel Nine, Presto, Stan, Dominos, Fairfax Media and Go Get ...

AWS Outage Brings Down A Ton Of Websites Across Australia - Lifehacker Australia

Amazon Web Services (AWS) suffered an outage over the weekend, rendering websites and servers useless for hours. Here are the details. On Sunday, the popular public cloud service reported connectivity issues at one of its availability zones. AWS hosts ...

Amazon Web Services outage causes Australian website chaos - The Sydney Morning Herald

Shoppers were left unable to pay for trolleys full of groceries, while websites and servers crashed around the nation in a spate of technical outages on Sunday. Amazon Web Services, which hosts cloud computing services for many companies, listed a ...

Amazon outage catches Sydney customers short - Yahoo7 News

Amazon Web Services powers a range of applications and services ranging from fastfood to financial transactions. Photo: Getty Images. The service provides cloud technology for a range of websites, banks and other business. Social media came alive with ...

Chaos across the country as online services go down due to a series of technical outages - NEWS.com.au

SHOPPERS were mortified when they were unable to pay for groceries, petrol and restaurant bills, as servers crash. Matthew Dunnnews.com.au@mattydunn11 · news.com.au. June 6, 201612:50pm. Westpac was one of three banks suffering outages ...

Amazon Outage Brings Down Foxtel, Stan, Domino's Over The Weekend - Gizmodo Australia

If you had trouble streaming video or ordering a pizza online over the weekend, there was a very good reason why. During Sydney's wild weather on Saturday and Sunday, a power issue caused an outage at cloud provider Amazon Web Services, bringing ...

AWS endures extended outage in Australia - The Register

Sysadmins in Sydney had a horrible Sunday, while their CEOs bent their attention to wondering why their Foxtel Rugby sportscasts weren't working. The Amazon Web Services AWS "power event" AP-SOUTHEAST-2 Region was almost certainly caused by a ...

AWS Sydney outage downs big-name web companies - iT News

Large Australian websites including Domain, Channel Nine, Foxtel Play and Domino's went down on Sunday afternoon after Amazon Web Service's Sydney zone suffered a two-hour power outage. AWS first warned of the outage affecting Elastic Compute via ...

Storm hits Amazon's Sydney cloud services - Computerworld Australia

An outage of a swathe of Amazon's cloud services in its Sydney region hit Australian businesses today. Amazon Web Services reported a power issue at one of the Australian data centres delivering its cloud services, as Sydney was battered by a severe ...