12.4. 20200615 – A Bad Year So Far for Office 365 Uptime
Raise your hand if you fell victim to the recent string of Office 365 outages below✋
Don’t get me wrong Office 365 is a tremendous service that has enabled so many organizations to rapidly shift to a remote workforce. However, with such a large spike in daily active users, a huge strain was put on the apps (Teams, Exchange Online, OneDrive) lT Pros and end-users alike rely on.
In addition to the outages listed below there was a new outage on the 15th June 2020 adding to the outages in 2020 – see more at this link HERE
When these outages occur, IT is often left scrambling to put out the fire… Unfortunately, the SHD just tends to lag on reporting issues and when it does the advisories tend to be vague. Oftentimes, this leaves IT reliant on help desk complaints to better understand the scope and impact of the outages…