(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp on Wednesday was 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 in 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. This impacts connectivity between clients on the internet to Azure, as well as connectivity between services in datacenters, it said. 

We’ve rolled back a network change that we believe is causing impact. We’re monitoring the service as the rollback takes effect.

— Microsoft 365 Status (@MSFT365Status) January 25, 2023

Microsoft added in a tweet it had rolled back a network change that it believed was causing the issue. “We’re monitoring the service as the rollback takes effect,” it said. 

Microsoft did not disclose the number of users affected by the disruption, but data from …read more


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