Slack made a rough start to 2021 with a global outage affecting thousands of its users. Slack announced the outage with a post. The outage lasted several hours and as a result of the investigation, Slack announced that the problem related to Google Calendar and Outlook Calendar. The company published a second post to further investigate the issue.
Google Calendar and Outlook Calendar
The company published a second post for the outstanding calendar apps and email notifications trouble. The company stated that Google Calendar and Outlook Calendar aren’t working as expected, and some email notifications are failing to send. According to the announcement, a summary of the issue will be posted soon.
Customers may be experiencing issues connecting and using Slack at this time. Our team is currently investigating and we’re sorry for any troubles this may be causing. Please see https://t.co/hlhV4Z15g6 for updates.
— Slack (@SlackHQ) January 4, 2021