Zoom’s video chat is experiencing partial outages
Popular video conferencing app Zoom reported this morning that it’s experiencing “partial outages” for its key video Meetings service just before 9 a.m. ET on Monday.
“We have received reports of users being unable to visit the Zoom website (zoom.us) and unable to start and join Zoom Meetings and Webinars. We are currently investigating and will provide updates as we have them,” the company said on its service website.
The demand for teleconferencing has skyrocketed since coronavirus started in January of this year. The videoconferencing company has become a crucial tool for most people working from home due to the lockdown associated with coronavirus pandemic. Millions of people around the world rely on Zoom to work from home. Zoom is currently being used by over 300 million users worldwide.
Founded in 2011 by Eric Yuan, the Silicon Valley-based Zoom offers a communications platform that connects people through video, voice, chat, and content sharing. It has an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, collaboration, chat, and webinars across mobile devices, desktops, telephones, and room systems.
Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and group messaging into one easy-to-use platform. Zoom is used by individuals and large companies like Pandora, Slack, Sonos, Match, GoDaddy, and many more.