Outlook.com, Microsoft’s immensely popular webmail platform, has recently suffered a major downtime. The email service remained inaccessible for a number of users across the globe for a few days, starting August 14. But the good news is that Redmond has already taken care of the problem, and repaired the service. The...

With great powers comes great responsibility. And it is hard to deny the power and popularity of Microsoft’s web-based email platform, Outlook.com. Some users across the globe seem to be experiencing issues when trying to access Outlook.com. Microsoft has acknowledged the problem and is said to be looking into the...

What a dry and dreary little week for Microsoft. Not much to do with either Windows 8 or Surface, unless you include analyst commentary and failed bug fixes. Other than that one of Microsoft’s datacenter went down recently taking several services down with it for a fair while. Yup, dry and dreary. Here is a selection...

Wow, you don’t really hear this all too often. Hotmail and Outlook.com along with a couple of other Microsoft online services suffered a major outage yesterday. The downtime blocked users around the world from accessing their accounts for approximately 16 hours, before Microsoft nailed the problem. Now the company has...

Microsoft is having a bit of a torrid time when it comes to reliability of its online services this year, it seems. It was only on February 1 this year when the last outage occurred, taking down Outlook.com, SkyDrive and Office 365 for a fair while. Now it’s Hotmail, Outlook.com along with SkyDrive and Calendar that...

Microsoft’s cloud platform suffered a major outage late last month, with what is said to be an expired SSL certificate. For better or for worse (better, most probably) Redmond nailed the problem in approximately 12 hours. And now the company has planned to offer compensation to its clients. The company detailed the...

Redmond recently slotted in a (very) detailed apology explaining the Windows Azure Storage disruption that affected its Southern US region customers late December. The outage lasted for two days. The disruption affected 1.8 percent of the company’s total Windows Azure Storage accounts. Microsoft says thousands of...