Downdetector is an outside entity that collects status reports from a series of sources, including Twitter and reports submitted on their websites and mobile apps. Their system validates and analyzes these reports in real-time, allowing them to automatically detect outages and service disruptions in their very early stages. They have publicly available monitors for internet service providers and other web platforms. Click any of these links below to see current downdetector stats:
Access and authentication to Microsoft Azure for SMSD users can impact access to devices, Email (Exchange), Canvas, Kronos, Online Textbooks, Adobe Creative Cloud, and other platforms. Down Detector is also a good place to check for general status being reported for Microsoft M365 in particular.