We’ve been getting calls from GeekWire readers alerting us to the outage (since they’re unable to get emails through to us) and the news is also making the rounds on Twitter. Technically, it’s an email “delay,” according to the company.
The official Office 365 account just tweeted this …
But this is the tweet that’s getting even more attention, under the circumstances — from the official “Why Microsoft” account, which is used by the company to tout its products.
— Why Microsoft (@whymicrosoft) November 8, 2012
One of the milder responses we’re seeing on Twitter …
— Steve Schlosnagle (@sschlosnagle) November 8, 2012
Meanwhile, this was the word from the president of imason, a consulting firm that specializes in Microsoft technologies.
We just switched to Exchange in the cloud (Office 365). Today we are suffering through the worst email outage in imason history. Nice.
— Jeff Dunmall (@jdunmall) November 8, 2012
Yikes. Looks like that outage isn’t the only thing the company needs to repair after this afternoon.