According to Downdetector, a number of Microsoft services, including Teams, Outlook, Microsoft 365, OneDrive for Business, Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Graph, and Azure, are experiencing downtime.
Users won’t be able to access Microsoft 365, formerly known as Office 365, according to Microsoft’s own status website. Most of Microsoft’s major services are inaccessible to users everywhere.
The following services are Below as being impacted on the Microsoft 365 status page, where the company has acknowledged that users may be unable to access several of them: Microsoft Teams, Exchange Online, Outlook, SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, Microsoft Graph.
Microsoft attributes this to “possible networking issues” and is “reviewing telemetry to determine the next troubleshooting steps.”
The page states that “Any user served by the impacted infrastructure may not be able to access multiple Microsoft 365 services.”
According to several reports from Twitter, Outlook, the email service from Microsoft, is down in India and a few other markets. The company has not yet commented on what appears to be a server-related problem. Teams, a Microsoft video calling app, has also been reported to be unresponsive by some users. Many companies use the Teams app to keep their employees connected.
Microsoft’s own Azure cloud is where all of its services are hosted. Multiple Microsoft services have gone offline as a result of what appears to be a problem on the Microsoft Azure cloud as well. In addition to these services, GitHub social coding is also unavailable for a number of users worldwide. Previously, on January 2, Microsoft services experienced an outage.
Social media has been used by users to voice complaints about the outage. See some of the comments below.
A week after the company announced significant layoffs affecting up to 10,000 employees worldwide, Microsoft experiences an outage. This week, it also made plans to invest $10 billion in OpenAI.
Customers may encounter networking connectivity issues, displaying as network latency and/or timeouts when attempting to connect to Azure resources across multiple regions, as well as other Microsoft services, starting at 07:05 UTC on January 25, 2023, according to a statement from Microsoft posted on the Azure status dashboard at 2:23 PM IST on Wednesday.
Microsoft attributed the problem to a power incident that resulted in a storage system outage in the West Europe region. Database systems supporting Databricks services in the area experienced failures as a result of the outage. The company is working to minimise the downstream effects of the outage now that the storage service has been restored.