Looks like recent Amazon outage is not the only online service experiencing some growing pain these days.
May 13, 2011 - Microsoft BPOS cloud outage burns Exchange converts - 'All in' now looking for a 'way out'"
May 12, 2011 - Microsoft's BPOS cloud customers hit by multi-day email outage
"May 13, 2011 - Microsoft's BPOS outage comes at an unfortunate time for the software giant. The company is getting set to launch the next version of BPOS, Office 365, next month. And this outage comes on the heels of a major Amazon.com cloud outage that brought down several very popular websites."