microsoft outlook and teams suffered major outage today

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.