During the outage, Kentik recorded a 26 percent decrease in traffic to Netflix

On Tuesday, Amazon Web Services (AWS) suffered a significant outage, restricting service for the many websites hosted on the cloud computing company’s platform.

“We have identified the root cause and are actively working towards recovery,” the AWS website explained an hour after the outage started, adding that “We do not have an ETA for full recovery at this time.”

The site did not disclose what prompted the outage, but Director of Internet Analysis Doug Madory from the network observability firm Kentik said he did not believe a malicious cause was behind the loss of service.... Read More: i24