Microsoft restored access to email and video conferencing tools on Wednesday after thousands of users were unable to connect to the services for hours.
The outage, which affected Microsoft 365 products including Outlook and Microsoft Teams, began shortly after 2 a.m. ET. The company said on Twitter at around 5 a.m. ET that it had “isolated the issue to a networking configuration issue.”
at 7:45 a.m., The company said All of her services were available.
Software is crucial for many businesses, who are temporarily left without key communication services. The company did not say how many users were affected however Thousands of people reported power outageswith some people whining on social media.
Microsoft announced its latest quarterly earnings on Tuesday, as it reported its earnings Slowest growth in six yearsWith profits down 12 percent and revenue up 2 percent over the previous year; Both numbers fell below Wall Street’s expectations. The earnings report came after the tech giant said it was making a “multi-year, multi-billion dollar” investment in OpenAI, the startup that built the chatbot. chatlike Microsoft It seeks to push artificial intelligence technology forward and compete with competitors such as Amazon, Apple and Google.
company announced last week that it would lay off 10,000 employees, less than five percent of its salary.
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