At 9:29 UTC on September 4th Azure experienced a localized spike in temperature. Automated data center procedures to ensure data and hardware integrity went into effect when temperatures hit a specified threshold. Engineers are actively working to restore services.
A severe weather event, including lightning strikes, occurred near one of the South Central US datacenters. This resulted in a power voltage increase that impacted cooling systems. Automated datacenter procedures to ensure data and hardware integrity went into effect and critical hardware entered a structured power down process.
Bentley is seeing several systems coming back online.