Gmail, Google Drive, and other Google services are officially back up after suffering a brief outage.
Several Google users had earlier reported problems with accessing Gmail and other services in large parts of the world. Google had confirmed the issues with Gmail and Google Drive on G Suite Status Dashboard and the company noted that the outage began at 8:23am India Time.
Report said that this is the second such outage for the Google services this year, which was last hit with a similar disruption back in late-January, also adding that in an update on G Suite Status Dashboard, Google noted that both Gmail and Google Drive services have been completely restored also stating that the outage lasted for a total of three hours and twenty minutes, as per the Google dashboard.
Google apologized for the inconvenience and also thanked them for their patience and continued support adding that they should be rest assured that system reliability is a top priority at Google, and they are making continuous improvements to make our systems better.
Reports say that many users in Australia, the US, Europe and Asia had earlier reported outages with Gmail, Google Maps, and Google Drive.
It also mentioned that Google Maps and YouTube were believed to be affected by the outage as well, also stating that the both are now working fine.
According to reports, the January outage had taken down majority of Google’s consumer-facing products, including Google Calendar, Google Drive, Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Google Groups, Hangouts, Hangouts Chat, and Google+.