Microsoft blamed the Wide Area Network’s changes for the outage. This has been resolved.
Microsoft services were restored after thousands of users reported that Microsoft’s products, such as Outlook and Teams, had stopped working.
Microsoft blamed the Wide Area Network change for the outage. It has since been fixed.
The company tweeted that the affected services were now stable and had been fully recovered. The Downdetector service, which monitors service outages, shows a decrease in users reporting problems.
Wednesday’s problems affected several Microsoft products. Services such as Teams and Xbox Live did not work. Microsoft also stated that Azure cloud service had experienced issues for some users.
Microsoft reported that sales rose by just 2 percent to $52.7Billion, but profits declined 12 percent at $16.4Billion.
Users in many countries reported issues, with thousands of reports from India and Japan. Microsoft Teams is used every day by more than 280 million users.
The company announced a nearly 5% reduction in its workforce and the elimination of 10,000 jobs on January 19.