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    Microsoft throttles some Office 365 services to meet demands

    Microsoft throttles some Office 365 services to meet demands

    Category: Office
    Posted: 24 Mar 2020
    It's not surprising with many working and studying remotely as a result of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic that demand for cloud services is up. Microsoft has been monitoring that situation in regard to Office 365 and has started taking action to preserve overall performance by throttling some services.

    On March 16, Microsoft posted to Microsoft 365/Office 365 admin dashboardds a warning about "temporary feature adjustments" that it might take. That warning told customers that Microsoft was "making temporary adjustments to select non-essential capabilities." Officials said they did not expect these changes to have significan impact on users' experiences. Among the examples of the types of changes Microsoft might take would be things like how often its services check for presence; intervals in which other parties typing are displayed; and video resolution.

    Today, March 24, Microsoft started cautioning Microsoft 365/Office 365 commercial users of some other "temporary changes" they should expect. The list:


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    Brink's Avatar Posted By: Brink
    24 Mar 2020

  1. Wynona's Avatar
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    Uh oh! I hope Skype isn't one of them!
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  2. magilla's Avatar
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    Windows 10 and windows insider
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    Wynona said:
    Uh oh! I hope Skype isn't one of them!
    I hope by throttle they mean they’re going to slow down introducing new features more than doing away with that which exists, Skype being one.
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