Microsoft is investigating a network issue after tens of thousands of users around the world reported being unable to access services such as Teams and Outlook.
in a series of tweets In a message posted on the Microsoft 365 Status Twitter account, Microsoft said it was taking steps to isolate the issue, but did not mention the extent of its impact.
“We are investigating an issue affecting multiple Microsoft 365 services, and we have rolled back network changes that we believe impacted. We are monitoring services as the rollback takes effect,” Microsoft said.
Online outage tracker Downdetector showed that nearly 4,000 people were affected in India and more than 5,000 people in the UK reported that Outlook was inaccessible. Reports of outages also surged in Australia, Japan and the United Arab Emirates.
We have rolled back the network changes that we believe will have an impact. We are monitoring the service while the rollback is in effect. — Microsoft 365 Status (@MSFT365Status) January 25, 2023
According to the company, more than 280 million people worldwide use Microsoft Teams, across businesses and schools. Other services reportedly affected by the outage include Microsoft Exchange Online, SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business.
Microsoft also said it was investigating connectivity issues with its cloud computing service, Azure, that affected what it called “a subset of users.” We will update this article once we know more.
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