Microsoft Azure and Xbox Live Services
Microsoft Corp’s Azure cloud-computing provider, which hosts websites and lets buyers retailer and take care of data remotely, suffered severe outages on Tuesday taking its fashionable MSN internet portal offline. The Xbox are living carrier additionally commenced experiencing issues at across the similar time.
In step with Microsoft’s Azure status web page, the problems started round 5pm Pacific time (6:30am IST) and have still now not been totally solved. “we’re experiencing a connectivity issue across more than one Azure services,” the web page said.
“Microsoft is investigating a subject affecting get entry to a couple Microsoft services and products clash of clan hack,” said a Microsoft spokesperson. “we’re working to restore full access to these services as speedy as that you can think of.”
Azure outages are a major problem for Microsoft as the corporate tries to sell its cloud-computing provider as a cheap and dependable different to Amazon Inc’s competing carrier called AWS.
Microsoft Azure and Xbox Live Services Experiencing Outages
They’re additionally a headache to the various shoppers relying on Azure to host web pages. That features Microsoft itself, whose MSN.com website was inaccessible on Tuesday.
Microsoft suffered its closing major Azure outage in August.
As for Xbox reside, the present status page shows several products and services are ‘limited’ for the Xbox One and Xbox 360, from social and gaming to television, song, and video. The page shows that Xbox reside Core products and services are up and running, in addition to buy and content usage