Microsoft had a rough day when both Outlook and Teams services were completely disrupted. This was a world-wide outage where only China was spared.
A network configuration change that rolled out and glitched everything was rolled back, according to Microsoft.
Azure suffered another significant outage in 2022 so this is not a great trend for Microsoft:
Cloudflare was impacted by a similar outage in 2022.
Despite the rapid increase in cloud technology and capabilities, simple human error or software bugs can still bring the entire system down.
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