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You Aren't Going Crazy, Google Drive is Experiencing an Outage

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As of 10:32 ET this morning, Google Drive has been experiencing widespread outages according to the Google Apps Status Dashboard. So, if you thought you were going crazy because you couldn’t access a file…don’t worry, you’re not.

Google Apps Status Dashboard

If you’ve been on Google Apps for a while, you know that some tools experience very sporadic outages. Google’s SLA promises 99.9% uptime, so hopefully this issue won’t persist for much longer. Be sure to check in on this post for the latest updates.

Final Update:

From the Google Apps Status Dashboard at 12:29 PM ET:

The problem with Google Drive should be resolved. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience and continued support. Please rest assured that system reliability is a top priority at Google, and we are making continuous improvements to make our systems better.

Update 2:

From the Google Apps Status Dashboard at 11:42 AM ET:

Google Drive service has already been restored for some users, and we expect a resolution for all users in the near future. Please note this time frame is an estimate and may change.


From the Google Apps Status Dashboard at 11:13 AM ET:

Our team is continuing to investigate this issue. We will provide an update by 6/4/14 12:13 PM with more information about this problem. Thank you for your patience. Affected users are experiencing slowness, latency issues, and receiving 500 errors when accessing

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