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Microsoft global cloud blacks out

Multiple DNS entries down as power cut sweeps US, Mexico.

Microsoft has suffered a major outage that is impacting cloud services including Office365 and Windows Live webmail worldwide.

The outage occurred about 45 minutes ago, according to a graph on the Downrightnow website monitoring service.

Users hit Twitter immediately seeking answers as to the whereabouts of Office365, MSN.com, Live@edu and Windows Live Hotmail.  

"We are investigating service interruption. Will update as soon as more details are available or within hour," a Microsoft spokesman said on the official Office365 Twitter feed.

"Intermittent client connectivity causing some users to have trouble with email connection. Continue to investigate," it posted 20 minutes later.

A Microsoft Australia spokesman has been contacted for comment.

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