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Microsoft Opens Its Full Cloud Zones in Norway

NOW COMPLETELY AVAILABLE Microsoft has just announced the full opening of its cloud availability zones in Norway, delivering the complete build of the company’s Oslo cloud region. This Microsoft Cloud Norway Region was initially opened in 2019 which marked the…

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CoreSite Expands Microsoft Cloud Connectivity in Chicago

A DIRECT FIBER TO MICROSOFT AZURE EXPRESSROUTE US-based data center provider CoreSite, has today announced the expansion of connectivity at its Chicago campus with the availability of direct fiber and virtual connectivity to Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute. The established interconnection point…

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Microsoft to Open New Cloud Region in Georgia

MORE REGIONS TO LAUNCH THIS YEAR Microsoft has just announced its plans to establish a new U.S. data center region in Georgia, with presence in both Fulton and Douglas Counties. Codenamed “East US 3”, the new data center region is…

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Microsoft Plans New Data Center Region in Chile

FURTHER COMMIT TO UP-SKILL 180,000 CHILEANS Microsoft Corporation has just announced it plans to develop a new data center region in Chile, which will join the company’s global cloud infrastructure. Microsoft plans to provide Chilean businesses with its cloud offerings…

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Microsoft Introduces Azure Modular Data Center

SUPPORTING SATELLITE CONNECTIVITY FOR REMOTE AREAS Microsoft corp. has just announced the Azure Modular Datacenter (MDC), its new cloud computing facility for customers in challenging environments, including remote areas. According to the company, the new Azure MDC has a large…

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Microsoft Plans New Region in New Zealand

FIRST AZURE REGION IN THE COUNTRY Microsoft has announced it plans to build a new data center region on the North Island of New Zealand, the company’s first cloud region in the country. Establishing the Zealand’s region will enable Microsoft…

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Microsoft to acquire Affirmed Networks for 5G cloud

CLOUD AND 5G CONNECTIVITY Microsoft has signed a definitive agreement to acquire US-based virtualized mobile network company Affirmed Networks to strengthen its 5G cloud offerings. According to Microsoft, the acquisition of Affirmed will provide an advancement in its 5G network…

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Microsoft plans Its First Cloud Region in Mexico

PART OF A $1.1B INVESTMENT PLAN Microsoft has announced a $1.1 billion investment plan to drive digital transformation in Mexico including the development of its first cloud region in the country. According to the company, the new cloud datacenter region…

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Microsoft to Launch Its First Cloud Region in Israel

EXPECTED TO OPEN IN 2021 Microsoft has announced its plans to launch its first cloud region in Israel, starting with the construction of a data center to serve customers’ data residency needs. In compliance with the European Union General Data…

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Microsoft Azure opens New Switzerland Regions and 31 Edge Sites

LAUNCHES 2 REGIONS, 31 EDGEs, 14 MEET-MEs The cloud arm of the tech giant Microsoft, has just announced the opening of its new Switzerland cloud regions and the global addition of 31 new Azure edge sites. The new cloud datacenter…

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