The situation has been resolved. To clarify, Confluent customers would have been delayed in provisioning and not fully blocked.
Posted Oct 07, 2021 - 18:29 UTC
The ability to provision new GCP clusters is currently blocked. The potential for impact was present starting on October 6th, 2021 at 12:00 GMT. The cause is understood and a resolution is being created. The resolution is expected to be implemented in approximately 30 minutes.