Update 2: Here’s the latest from Azure, relating to its downtime:
Starting at 18 Aug 2014 17:49 UTC, a small subset of customers are experiencing connectivity issues to some Azure Services which may include Cloud Services, Virtual Machines, Websites, Automation, Service Bus, Backup, Site Recovery, HDInsight, Mobile Services, StorSimple and possible other Azure Services in multiple regions. Recovery continues underway across affected regions. Customers in many regions began to experience service restoration.
Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing service is experiencing uptime issues around the world. According to the Microsoft Azure status dashboard, ‘virtual machines,’ ‘backup,’ and ‘cloud services’ are the heaviest hit.
Here’s the company’s current message:
I’ve reached out to Microsoft for comment and context on the issue. I’ll update this post when I hear back. Update: A Microsoft spokesperson provided TechCrunch with the following statement: “We are aware of an interruption with Azure services, including Virtual Machines, Cloud…
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