An outage at Cloudflare – a popular CDN choice for many businesses – has taken down many websites around the world, which are currently inaccessible to the general public. This includes Canva, Streamyard, and even London-based startup Nothing.
A tweet from stock trading website Zerodha suggests that switching to a different ISP may help some users get to the specific websites or pages they are trying to access. However, this is not yet confirmed.
Cloudflare (network transit, proxy, security provider) used by most internet businesses around the world is experiencing a global outage. If you are unable to use our websites or apps, please try switching to another ISP as another route may work. pic.twitter.com/5NYsDJw6Vv
— Zerodha (@zerodhaonline) June 21, 2022
Cloudflare has meanwhile acknowledged the issue and informed users via a tweet that the company is working on fixing the outage. The tweet is also linked to a monitoring web page where users can follow the resolution of the outage.
The Cloudflare team is aware of current service issues and is working to resolve them as quickly as possible. Updates can be tracked here. https://t.co/22Yiyu3lKJ
—Cloudflare (@Cloudflare) June 21, 2022
Indianexpress.com confirms that at the time of writing, accessing these websites is showing “internal server error 500” and these sites cannot be accessed.
Which sites are affected?
Outage reporting website DownDetector has meanwhile reported outages with multiple sites including Discord, Zerodha, Shopify, Amazon Web Services, Twitter, Canva and even popular battle royale shooter title Valorant and open world title Genshin Impact. .
Other websites like Udemy, Splunk, Quora, Crunchyroll are also down. Reports of many more downed websites and platforms are expected soon.