Microsoft Teams and Outlook suffer global outages

Microsoft on Wednesday mentioned it was investigating a community situation that has seen customers throughout the globe struggling to entry Microsoft merchandise, together with Outlook and Groups.Microsoft Alternate On-line, SharePoint On-line and OneDrive for Enterprise have been additionally among the many providers that have been impacted, in accordance with the corporate’s standing web page.At 7.31AM GMT, the Microsoft 365 Standing twitter account mentioned the corporate was “investigating points impacting a number of Microsoft 365 providers.” Two hours later, the identical account up to date customers, saying “we have rolled again a community change that we consider is inflicting affect. We’re monitoring the service because the rollback takes impact.”In keeping with Downdetector, an internet site that gives real-time outage monitoring, about 5,000 individuals within the UK had reported that Microsoft 365 providers have been inaccessible. Incidents have additionally been reported by customers in Japan, Australia and the India, whereas ‘Groups and Outlook’ grew to become a trending subject on Twitter after 1000’s of individuals took to the social networking platform to debate the outage.When approached for an announcement, Microsoft pointed to the “Microsoft 365 Standing” twitter web page for the most recent updates concerning the incident.On Tuesday, Microsoft introduced its Q2 2023 financials, reporting that Microsoft 365 client subscriptions, which incorporates the corporate’s Home windows product suite and Groups collaboration platform, have been up by 12% this quarter, reaching 63.2 million subscriptions in whole. The information comes as Microsoft launched a brand new $1.99-a-month M365 Fundamental subscription and introduced the forthcoming launch of its Microsoft Groups Premium providing.

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