“Hotmail, Office 365 and Skydrive were among the services affected,” The Beeb reports. “Microsoft was still analysing the cause of the problem on Friday morning, but said it appeared to be related to the internet’s DNS address system.”
“Such a major problem is likely to raise questions about the reliability of cloud computing versus local storage,” The Beeb reports. “Especially embarrassing is the temporary loss of Office 365, the company’s alternative to Google’s suite of online apps.”
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