Thursday, 3 December 2015

Office 365 Global Outage

There is currently a severity "A" global outage with Microsoft affecting Office 365; this includes access to the Service Health Dashboard so official information from Microsoft is sparse at this time.

“I confirm that Office 365 Portal is undergoing a global breakdown, and users are not able to log in. Our engineering team is working on it right now, as it is our top priority. “ - Microsoft Partner Cloud Regional Support Centre.

This will affect all Office 365 applications including the SharePoint Portal and online services to Word, Excel and PowerPoint. The issue currently affecting services appears to be the inability to load login screens. 

Starting at approximately 09:00 on 3rd December, the outage is primarily affecting Microsoft's European region. Microsoft has linked the outage to issues affecting Azure Active Directory.

Are you affected?