Teams and Outlook among the tools disrupted by outages at Microsoft

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Teams and Outlook among the tools disrupted by outages at Microsoft

Several Microsoft services, including the Teams collaborative work tool or Outlook messaging, were unavailable Wednesday morning. (File photo)

Several Microsoft services, including the Teams collaborative work tool or Outlook messaging, were unavailable Wednesday morning worldwide due to ” network configuration issues,” the US group tweeted.

We've isolated the problem, which is related to network configuration issues, and are looking for the best strategy to fix it, wrote one of Microsoft's service accounts on Twitter.

This same account had confirmed the disruptions an hour earlier.

On Twitter, many users around the world complained that they could not access their usual tools.< /p>

I have an assignment due in half an hour on Teams and the servers are not working in India. Please do something, wrote a user.

On the specialized site Downdetector, incidents were reported in the United States and Europe for several other services belonging to Microsoft, from the Xbox Live gaming platform to LinkedIn social network. But the number of reports seemed to be decreasing.

Contacted, the group did not respond immediately to requests from AFP.

The IT giant announced in mid-January that it would lay off around 10,000 employees by the end of March (just under 5% of its workforce), citing the economic situation economy and changes in its customers' priorities, and further shaking a sector already affected by several major social plans.

The group saw its growth decelerate and its profits decline during the last quarter of 2022, according to its results published on Tuesday, a sign that the economic situation is finally catching up even with the cloud giants.

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