Microsoft Online Services Health Dashboard
Great news from the Microsoft BPOS Team, especially for those of us in North America who have seemed to end up with the bulk of the "growing pains" of Microsoft's Business Productivity Suite. There is now a "health" dashboard (must have a BPOS account to login and view it) available at the following URLs that will give you a current day and past week's status of all BPOS services. If you click on the links, it gives you some status details.
Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA)
This new tool is in addition to the RSS feeds also provided by the BPOS team: https://rss.microsoftonline.com/