Office 365 falls over in US

Microsoft's Office 365 service appears to be suffering an outage in and around New York City and the US West Coast.

User reports from the area, as well as a map from monitoring service DownDetector, show knackered service in the New York and New Jersey areas, plus problems in California and spots of bother elsewhere.

Office 365 outage map

DownDetector's heat map as of noon Eastern time

Needless to say, a prolonged outage for the largest metro areas in the US would not be a good look for Microsoft and could lead to headaches throughout the business world for the remainder of the day.

A Microsoft spokesperson told us: "Some customers may be experiencing delays sending and receiving emails and service is being restored." ®

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