Users of videoconferencing platform Zoom had been reporting issues internet hosting and becoming a member of conferences on Sunday. “Our team is investigating the root cause of issues joining Zoom Meetings. These issues appear to be limited to a subset of users,” in accordance with an replace on the company’s status page simply earlier than 10AM ET.
As of 11:39AM ET, the standing web page says customers “should now be able to host, join, and participate in Zoom Meetings and Zoom Video Webinars if they restart their sessions. We will continue to assess this matter that impacted a subset of our users and monitor to ensure no further operational impact.”
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— Zoom (@zoom_us) May 17, 2020
Zoom users in the UK first started noticing widespread outages earlier at present, though free accounts seemed to be functioning usually. Some church buildings have began utilizing Zoom to carry digital Sunday providers in the course of the coronavirus pandemic.
Overall Zoom utilization has elevated dramatically in the course of the pandemic, and spotlighted the platform’s safety points, from “Zoombombing” by trolls to a problem with Zoom’s “Company Directory” setting that would leak consumer emails and pictures.
We reached out to Zoom for an replace on Sunday’s outage and a spokesperson directed us to the standing web page. So far it’s not clear how widespread the outage was or what prompted it.
UPDATED 11:55AM ET: Added Zoom’s newest replace that the outage seems resolved