Multiple Microsoft services including Outlook, Teams and Xbox Live hit by outage • TechCrunch

Scores of Microsoft services, including Teams, Xbox Live, Outlook and the Microsoft 365 suite, are inaccessible to thousands of users around the world. Microsoft acknowledged the outage, and said it was working on a fix.

According to DownDetector, a popular tool that tracks service reliability, users started reporting accessibility issues with multiple services, including Microsoft 365, Outlook, Teams, Minecraft, Azure, GitHub and the Microsoft Store, about an hour ago (2.30 am Pacific time). did

Microsoft’s Status page for Office 365 Currently states that “Users may be unable to access multiple Microsoft 365 services.” In addition to the services reported by users, the company said SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, and Microsoft Graph also experienced outages.

“We have identified a potential networking issue and are reviewing the telemetry to determine next troubleshooting steps,” the page said

Microsoft is closed 10,000 employees last week In response to “changing macroeconomic conditions and customer preferences”.

“Just as we saw consumers accelerate their digital spending during the pandemic, we’re now seeing them optimize digital spending to do more with less,” Nadella wrote in an email memo to employees. “We’re also looking at companies in every industry and geography being careful because some parts of the world are in a recession and other parts are anticipating one.”

He added that historically the company has had to make these kinds of “tough choices” to stay relevant in the industry “which is forgivable to someone who doesn’t adapt to platform changes.”

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