Millions of user across the world were affected when Microsoft was hit with a networking outage that took down its cloud platform.
Microsoft cloud outage hits users globally
Microsoft Corp has been hit with a networking outage that took down its cloud platform Azure along with services such as Teams and Outlook, potentially affecting millions of users globally.
Azure’s status page showed services were impacted on Wednesday in the Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa. Only services in China and its platform for governments were not hit.
An outage of Microsoft’s cloud computing platform Azure can impact a variety of services and create a domino effect as almost all of the world’s largest companies use the platform.
“We’ve determined the network connectivity issue is occurring with devices across the Microsoft Wide Area Network (WAN),” Microsoft said.