Published On: Tue, Jan 5th, 2021

It’s not only you, Slack is struggling this morning

Slack did a best to palliate a operative universe behind into their jobs this morning by breaking, ensuring that everyone’s lapse to a grub would be as pell-mell and sterile as possible.

Precisely when a downtime began is not clear, yet problems among a TechCrunch staff began a small after 10 o’clock in a morning. Slack itself posted during 10:14 a.m. Eastern Time that there was a problem:

Downtime issues are not new for a workplace discuss focus that went open in mid-2019, before announcing a understanding to sell itself to Salesforce toward a finish of 2020. TechCrunch lonesome a service’s uptime issues in 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017 and so forth.

The downtime is embarrassing, as Slack is in a midst of offered itself for a large check. For a use designed to assistance folks work, descending detached precisely when a users — customers! — we offer are perplexing to rigging behind adult for a operative year is simply awful.

I suspect we can call one another until Slack is behind up.

To close, here’s a perspective from Redmond, with a competing Teams product:

Update: Slack sent TechCrunch a statement, observant a following:

Our teams are wakeful and are questioning a issue. We know how critical it is for people to stay connected and we are operative tough to get everybody using as normal. For a latest updates greatfully keep an eye on @slackstatus and status.slack.com.

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