Software giant Microsoft announced today that it is investigating a network problem that affected multiple services, including Teams and Outlook, global agencies reported.

Crash reports have been received by thousands of users worldwide. 

Microsoft did not disclose the number of affected users, but traffic tracking site Downdetector reported more than 3,900 incidents in India and more than 900 in Japan.

Crash reports were also received from Australia, the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates. 

"We have detected a potential network issue and are reviewing telemetry to determine next steps to resolve the issue," Microsoft said in a tweet. 

Cloud services division Azure also reported a network issue and indicated that a number of users were experiencing issues with the platform.  

During the outage, most users were unable to exchange messages, join conference calls, or use all features of the Teams app. 

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The users of "Teams" are more than 280 people in the world, mainly from businesses and schools. 

Other affected services for "Microsoft Exchange Online" (Microsoft Exchange Online), "SharePoint Online" (SharePoint Online), "OneDrive" (OneDrive) for business customers, according to data from the company's website, notes BTA.