1000’s of Google Drive customers throughout the USA had been unable to entry the cloud storage platform for a variety of hours on Tuesday
The cloud storage service belonging to Alphabet’s Google division had been disrupted for a variety of hours on Tuesday, for American customers.
Based on Downdetector, issues with Google Drive started on Tuesday afternoon and continued till 9pm. The app reportedly wouldn’t load for customers within the US.
It’s unclear at this stage if European customers had been additionally impacted.
The outage of Google Drive was significantly problematic for varsity pupils and academics in the USA, who had been returning to distant college work.
The outage reportedly lasted for at the very least three hours.
“We’re investigating reviews of a problem with Google Drive,” Google tweeted. “We’ll present extra info shortly. The affected customers are capable of entry Google Drive, however are seeing error messages, excessive latency, and/or different sudden habits.”
Shortly after that Google mentioned the issue had been resolved.
“Hello there. The service disruption with Google Drive needs to be resolved,” Google Drive tweeted. “We apologize for the inconvenience and thanks to your endurance and continued help. Keep up to date by following the Apps Status Dashboard. Thanks!”
Google didn’t provide a motive for the outage.
That is the second time in a variety of weeks that Google providers have been disrupted.
On 20 August for instance, an outage impacted Google services including Gmail, Google Drive, and Google Docs for a variety of hours.