Microsoft 365 outage impacts a number of companies, together with Outlook, Teams

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(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp mentioned late Monday a latest change it launched probably precipitated a serious outage, affecting customers’ entry to a number of Microsoft 365 companies, together with Outlook.com and Microsoft Teams.

The developer of Windows and Office software program mentioned it didn’t “observe a rise in victorious connections” even after it rolled back the change to mitigate the affect.

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“A second in the past nothing was working, then I went into recordsdata in Teams and it was working, now nothing is working. Well I suppose now I’ve an excuse to not do work and watch TV,” one Twitter person tweeted.

“We’re pursuing mitigation steps for this situation. In parallel, we’re rerouting site visitors to alternate techniques to supply additional aid to the affected customers,” Microsoft mentioned on its standing web page, with out specifying what number of customers have been affected.

Several different Twitter customers complained that the outage meant they might miss their job interviews and deadline for faculty assignments.

The Xbox maker additionally mentioned https://bit.ly/339pRgI they have been working to guage different options whereas they examine the basis explanation for the outage.

 

(Reporting by Praveen Paramasivam in Bengaluru, Editing by Sherry Jacob-Phillips)

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