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The 10 Biggest Cloud Outages Of 2022 (So Far)

Wade Tyler Millward

Cloud outages so far this year have affected companies including Apple, Microsoft and Google.

Apple iCloud, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud are among the technology vendors to experience major cloud outages in 2022 so far.

The issues vendors have experienced range from cut fiber cables to changes in coding to an air system shutdown in a data center.

Experts have told CRN that the era of cloud computing has resulted in more frequent outages but with less severity.

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Click through the slideshow for more details about each outage.

Here are some of the biggest cloud outages to hit the globe in 2022 so far:

* January Apple Outage

* Two January IBM Outages

* February Slack Outage

* March Google Cloud Outage

* March Apple Outage

* April Atlassian Outage 

* May Mimecast Outage

* Cut Cable Downs Google Cloud In June

* June Microsoft Azure And M365 Online Outages

* June Cloudflare Outage

Wade Tyler Millward

Wade Tyler Millward is an associate editor covering cloud computing and the channel partner programs of Microsoft, IBM, Red Hat, Oracle, Salesforce, Citrix and other cloud vendors. He can be reached at

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